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Julian Emanuel Zelizer (born 1969) is an American scholar and writer. He is a professor of history and public affairs at Princeton University.[1] Zelizer has authored or coauthored several books about American political history; his focuses of study are the second half of the 20th century and the 21st century.

Zelizer has contributed to CNN.com and The Atlantic[2][3] He penned the introduction to a 2016 edition of the Kerner report.[4]

He has twice won the D.B. Hardeman Prize, for Taxing America: Wilbur D. Mills, Congress, and the State, 1945–1975 and The Fierce Urgency of Now: Lyndon Johnson, Congress, and the Battle for the Great Society.[5][6]

Fault Lines: A History of the United States Since 1974, coauthored with Kevin M. Kruse, received wide critical acclaim.[7][8][9]

Zelizer is the son of the Princeton sociologist Viviana Zelizer. He married historian Meg Jacobs in 2012.[10]

BooksEdit

  • Taxing America: Wilbur D. Mills, Congress, and the State, 1945–1975 (1999)
  • On Capitol Hill: The Struggle to Reform Congress and its Consequences, 1948-2000 (2004)
  • Arsenal of Democracy: The Politics of National Security - From World War II to the War on Terrorism (2009)
  • Jimmy Carter: The American Presidents Series: The 39th President, 1977–1981 (2010)
  • Conservatives in Power: The Reagan Years, 1981–1989: A Brief History with Documents (2011), with Meg Jacobs
  • Governing America: The Revival of Political History (2012)
  • The Fierce Urgency of Now: Lyndon Johnson, Congress, and the Battle for the Great Society (2015)
  • Media Nation: The Political History of News in Modern America (2017), editor, with Bruce J. Schulman
  • The Presidency of Barack Obama: A First Historical Assessment (2018), editor
  • Fault Lines: A History of the United States Since 1974 (2019), with Kevin M. Kruse

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Julian E. Zelizer, Professor of History and Public Affairs". princeton.edu. Retrieved 2019-07-06.
  2. ^ "Julian E. Zelizer | Department of History". history.princeton.edu. Retrieved 2019-07-06.
  3. ^ "All Stories by Julian E. Zelizer". The Atlantic. Retrieved 2019-07-06.
  4. ^ "Fifty Years Ago, the Government Said Black Lives Matter". Boston Review. Retrieved 2019-07-06.
  5. ^ LBJ Presidential Library. "Recipients of the D.B. Hardeman Prize presented by the Lyndon Baines Johnson Foundation". LBJ Presidential Library. Retrieved 2019-07-06.
  6. ^ "Book by Zelizer Named Winner of D.B. Hardeman Prize | Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs". wws.princeton.edu. Retrieved 2019-07-06.
  7. ^ Matos, Michaelangelo; Matos, Michaelangelo (January 27, 2019). "Book Review: 'Fault Lines' is an Excellent History of U.S. Political Dysfunction".
  8. ^ "Nonfiction Book Review: Fault Lines: A History of the United States Since 1974 by Kevin M. Kruse and Julian E. Zelizer. Norton, $28.95 (400p) ISBN 978-0-393-08866-3". PublishersWeekly.com.
  9. ^ https://lareviewofbooks.org/article/polarization-usa/#!
  10. ^ "Meg Jacobs, Julian Zelizer - Weddings". The New York Times. 2012-09-02. ISSN 0362-4331.