Alan Dawley (December 18, 1943[1] – March 12, 2008) was a professor of history at The College of New Jersey.

Dawley was a 1965 graduate of Oberlin College, and completed his M.A. (1966) and Ph.D. (1971) at Harvard University.[1] He then joined the faculty of The College of New Jersey.

He received the Bancroft Prize in 1977 for his book Class and Community.[2]

He wrote mainly on the US Progressive Era. He died in Mexico on March 12, 2008 of a heart attack.[3]

Selected bibliographyEdit


  1. ^ a b Alan Dawley. Contemporary Authors Online. Detroit: Gale. 2004.
  2. ^ "The Bancroft Prizes". Columbia University Libraries. Archived from the original on 2007-07-14. Retrieved May 21, 2013.
  3. ^ "Alan Dawley, historian and activist, dies at 64". April 7, 2008. Retrieved May 21, 2013.

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