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Clifford Clark

Clifford Clark

  • Professor of History and M.A. and A.D. Hulings Professor of American Studies, Emeritus, History

Education & Professional History

Yale University, BA; Harvard University, MA, PhD.

At Carleton since 1970.

Teaching & Research Interests

Organizations & Scholarly Affiliations

Northfield Historic Preservation Commission

As Listed on Department Faculty Pages


Since 1970. Yale B.A., Harvard M.A. and Ph.D. American cultural, material, intellectual history, architecture, religion, and the literature of exploration of the natural environment.  More...

American Studies

B.A., Yale University; M.A. and Ph.D., Harvard University

Director of American Studies from 1972-1992

Interests include American social, cultural, material, architectural, and intellectual history. Clark teaches courses on immigration and ethnicity, the Gilded Age, reform movements, intellectual history, and material culture.  In addition to his American History textbook, The Enduring Vision, written with Paul Boyer and others, he has written Henry Ward Beecher: Spokesman for a Middle-Class America, The American Family Home, 1800 - 1960, and has edited, Minnesota in a Century of Change.

Profile updated October 14, 2016

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