professor, provost and dean of faculties
Ph.D., New York University, 1997
Fields of Interest
Nineteenth-century United States; urban history; Civil War and Reconstruction; America and the world
Professor Quigley teaches a wide range of undergraduate and graduate courses on the nineteenth-century United States and on political and urban history. His research to date has explored the history of race and democracy between the American Revolution and Reconstruction in the local political cultures of New York. He is completing a new synthetic project, Last, Best Hope: International Lives of the American Civil War (Hill & Wang) and editing A Companion to American Urban History (Blackwell) and Busing in Boston: A Brief History with Documents (Bedford).
- Second Founding: New York City, Reconstruction, and the Making of American Democracy (2004)
- Jim Crow New York: A Documentary History of Race and Citizenship, 1777-1877, co-authored with David N. Gellman (New York University Press, 2003)
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