Spring 2003 Anschutz Lecture: Steve Fraser

Thu, Mar 27, 2003, 4:30 pm
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Program in American Studies

Anschutz Distinguished Fellow Steve Fraser spent more than 20 years in the publishing industry, first as an editor for Cambridge University Press, then as executive editor and vice president of Basic Books, and lastly as executive editor at Houghton Mifflin. He is the editor of several prize-winning books, including a winner of the Pulitzer Prize and a winner of the National Book Award. He has worked in the area of general nonfiction with a particular emphasis on history. While pursuing his career in publishing, Fraser also completed his Ph.D. in American history. He is the author of Labor Will Rule: Sidney Hillman and the Rise of American Labor, which won the Taft prize for the best book in labor history for 1991 and was nominated for the National Book Circle Critics Award. He is also the co-editor of The Rise and Fall of the New Deal Order, the co-editor of Audacious Democracy, and the editor of The Bell Curve Wars. He is writing a cultural history of Wall Street and is co-editing a new collection of essays provisionally entitled Ruling America.