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David C. Hammack <email@example.com>
Case Western Reserve University
I am writing a short history of Nonprofit Organizations in the U.S., and engaging in comparative studies of nonprofit organizations in the US and throughout the world.
I am writing a set of essays on the history Northeastern Ohio (Cleveland-Lorain-Akron-Canton), while retaining a lively interest in Greater New York and in US metropolitan regions in general.
|Address:||Department of History
Case Western Reserve University
10900 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, Alabama 44106-7107
|List Affiliations:||Advisory Board Member for H-Urban
Reviewer for H-State
|Interests:||American History / Studies
Ethnic History / Studies
Political History / Studies
Urban History / Studies
BA: Harvard College, 1963.
MAT: Reed College, 1964.
Ph.D. Columbia University, 1973.
City University of NY: Inst., Asst. Prof. 1972-74.
Princeton University: Asst. Prof. 1974-81.
Russell Sage Foundation: Resident Scholar 1980-82.
University of Houston: Associate Prof. 1982-84.
Case Western Reserve U. Associate Prof -
Haydn Prof. 1984-present
SELECTED HONORS AND AWARDS
John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellow, 1986-87.
John S. Diekhoff Award for Distinguished Graduate Teaching, Case Western Reserve U., 1996.
President-Elect, Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, 2003.
Power and Society: Greater New York at the Turn of the Century (New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 1982; Columbia University Press paperback, 1987)
Identity, Cooperation, And Competition: Central European Migrants In Cleveland, 1870-1930, edited with John Grabowski and Diane Grabowski (Kent, Ohio: Kent State University Press for the Western Reserve Historical Society, 2003).
Making the Nonprofit Sector in the United States: A Reader (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1998; paperback edition, 2000).
Social Science in the Making: Essays on the Russell Sage Foundation 1907-1972, with Stanton Wheeler (New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 1994). I wrote 3 of 4 chapters.
Nonprofit Organizations in a Market Economy, edited with Dennis R. Young (San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1993). I took chief responsibility for the Introduction.
“Problems in the Historical Study of Power in the Cities and Towns of the United States, 1800-1960,” American Historical Review, April, 1978, 323-349.
“Nonprofit Organizations in American History: Research Opportunities and Sources,” The American Behavioral Scientist (Vol. 45 No. 11, July 2002, pp. 1638-1674).
“Private Organizations, Public Purposes: Nonprofits and Their Archives,” Journal of American History 76 (1989), 181-191.
SELECTED FILM AND TV WORK
“New York: A Documentary Film: Literary and Political Meditations on the Small Screen,” for AHA Perspectives (American Historical Association newsletter), January, 2000, pp. 18-22.
“The Making of Shaker Heights: The Struggle for Integration: a Documentary in Urban History,” in The Urban History Newsletter, No. 22, Oct., 1999, pp. 1-5.
On-camera historian and chief consultant to “River of Steel,” a television documentary on the building of the New York City subway system, nationally broadcast over public television August 31 and September 4, 1994, etc.