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University of Massachusetts Amherst

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Ronald Story

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Professor Emeritus


Degree: Ph.D., State University of New York, Stony Brook (1972).
Field(s) of interest: American Culture and Society.

Research Interests and Professional Activities
Professor Story is the author of The Forging of an Aristocracy: Harvard and the Boston Upper Class, 1800-1870 (1980) and co-author of Generations of Americans: A History of the United States (1976). He has also edited or co-edited A More Perfect Union: Documents in American History (1984-1995), Sports in Massachusetts: Historical Essays (1991), and Five Colleges: Five Histories (1993). He has provided content for a CD-ROM, The American Civil War (1996) and produced a website, The Jackie Robinson Educational Archives (1998).

Photo: Brian Ogilvie