David Levering Lewis
Chair of the Advisory Board
Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. Professor of History
David Nasaw is the Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. Professor of History at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Professor Nasaw's most recent publication is Andrew Carnegie (Penguin Press, 2006). Andrew Carnegie was awarded the 2007 New York Historical Society Prize in American History and chosen as a "notable" book of 2006 by the New York Times and a "best" book of the year by the Boston Globe, Los Angeles Times, Business Week, and Library Journal. Nasaw is also the author of The Chief: The Life of William Randolph Hearst (2000). Other publications include Schooled to Order: A Social History of Public Schooling, Children of the City: At Work and At Play, and Going Out: The Rise and Fall of Public Amusements. Professor Nasaw has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Council of Learned Societies, served as a Fulbright Professor of American Studies at Hebrew University in Jerusalem and is on the Board of Directors of the New York Council for the Humanities.