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Stephen Kantrowitz

Stephen Kantrowitz

Expert on 19th-century U.S. politics, slavery, reconstruction and white supremacy

Professor, history; affiliated faculty, American Indian Studies College of Letters and Science Work: 608-263-1844 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Causes and consequences of the Civil War
  • Slavery and its impact on U.S. social, political and cultural life
  • 19th-century African-American life and politics
  • White-supremacist political and social movements


  • Distinguished lecturer, Organization of American Historians, 2008-11
  • Chancellor's Distinguished Teaching Award, 2001
  • Ellis W. Hawley Prize for Best Book in American Political History published in 2000