Lawrence B. Glickman

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Lawrence B. Glickman
Born (1963-01-10)January 10, 1963
New York
Citizenship American
Alma mater Princeton University, University of California, Berkeley
Occupation History professor and author

Lawrence B. Glickman (born January 10, 1963) is an American history professor and author of two books and several articles on consumerism. He currently teaches at Cornell University.[1] Previously, he was a professor of history at the University of South Carolina, where he also served as a chair for two years.

Education and career[edit]

Glickman did his undergraduate work at Princeton University, from which he received an A.B. degree in history magna cum laude in 1985. He did his graduate work at the University of California, Berkeley and received his M.A. in 1989 and his Ph.D. in 1992. That same year he became an assistant professor of history at the University of South Carolina. He began teaching at Cornell in 2014.


  • Books (author):
    • Glickman, Lawrence B. (2009), A Living Wage: American Workers and the Making of Consumer Society, Cornell University Press, ISBN 978-0-8014-8614-2
    • Glickman, Lawrence B. (2009), Buying Power: A History of Consumer Activism in America, University of Chicago Press, ISBN 978-0-226-29865-8
  • Listed as editor or co-editor:
    • Glickman, Lawrence B., editor (2009), Consumer Society in American History: A Reader, Cornell University Press ISBN 978-0-8014-8486-5
    • Glickman, Lawrence B., co-editor with two other academics (2009), The Cultural Turn in U. S. History: Past, Present, and Future, University of Chicago Press, ISBN 978-0-226-11507-8

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