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Jay Cook


Office Location(s): 1759 Haven Hall
Office Hours: ON LEAVE Fall 2014 & Winter 2015
Phone: 734.763.7860
View Curriculum Vitae

  • Fields of Study
    • 19th-century cultural and intellectual
    • African-American
    • Popular/mass culture
    • Visual culture
    • Capitalism
  • About

    Selected Publications:

    The Cultural Turn in U.S. History: Past, Present, & Future, co-edited with Lawrence Glickman and Michael O’Malley (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008)

    The Colossal P. T. Barnum Reader: Nothing Else Like it in the Universe! (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2005)

    The Arts of Deception: Playing with Fraud in the Age of Barnum (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2001).

  • Education
    • Ph.D., University of California-Berkeley, 1996