Kuklick, Bruce 1941-

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KUKLICK, Bruce 1941-

PERSONAL: Born March 13, 1941, in Philadelphia, PA; son of Emil and Emma (Roth) Kuklick; married Henrika Takiff (a teacher) May 5, 1965 (marriage ended); married, 1982; children: four, including Marya.Education: University of Pennsylvania, B.A. (with honors), 1963, M.A. (American civilization), 1966, Ph.D., 1968; attended St. John's College, Oxford, 1963-64; Bryn Mawr College, M.A. (philosophy), 1965.


ADDRESSES: Home—313 South 22nd St., Philadelphia, PA 19103. Offıce—Department of History, University of Pennsylvania, 3401 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104. E-mail—[email protected]


CAREER: Yale University, New Haven, CT, instructor, 1968-69, assistant professor of philosophy and American studies, 1969-72; University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, associate professor, 1972-76, professor of history, 1976-96, Nichols Professor of American History, 1996—, and Killebrew Professor of History. Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Palo Alto, CA, fellow, 1978-79; University of Groningen, Walt Whitman Professor, 1992; University of Louvain, guest professor, 1996. National Endowment for the Humanities Institute, codirector, 1979. WCAU-TV, moderator of the program Dateline Yesterday, 1978.


MEMBER: American Historical Association, American Philosophical Association, American Studies Association (member of executive committee), Organization of American Historians, Social Science History Association (cochair, Network on the History and Epistemology of the Sciences of Man), Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy, Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations, Intellectual History Group (member of executive committee), Charles S. Peirce Society, Phi Beta Kappa, Pi Mu Epsilon.


AWARDS, HONORS: Thouron fellowship, 1963-64; Woodrow Wilson fellow, 1964-65; Harrison fellowship, 1965-67; Penfield Traveling Fellowship in Diplomatic History, 1967-68; Penrose grants, American Philosophical Society, 1970, 1972; fellow, American Council of Learned Societies, 1973; Guggenheim fellow, 1976-77; grant from Harry S. Truman Library Institute, 1977; Rockefeller humanities fellow, 1982; fellow, National Endowment for the Humanities, 1993.


WRITINGS:

The United States and the Division of Germany, Cornell University Press (Ithaca, NY), 1972.

Josiah Royce: An Intellectual Biography, Bobbs-Merrill (New York, NY), 1972.

The Rise of American Philosophy, Yale University Press (New Haven, CT), 1977.

Churchmen and Philosophers: From Jonathan Edwards to John Dewey, Yale University Press (New Haven, CT), 1985.

The Good Ruler: From Herbert Hoover to Richard Nixon, Rutgers University Press (New Brunswick, NJ), 1988.

The Good King: The American Presidency since the Depression (sound recording), Teaching Co. (Arlington, VA), 1990.

To Every Thing a Season: Shibe Park and Urban Philadelphia, 1909-1976, Princeton University Press (Princeton, NJ), 1991.

Puritans in Babylon: The Ancient Near East and American Intellectual Life, 1880-1930, Princeton University Press (Princeton, NJ), 1996.

A History of Philosophy in America, 1720-2000, Clarendon Press (New York, NY), 2001.


Contributor to books, including Recycling the Past, edited by Leila Zenderland, University of Pennsylvania Press (Philadelphia, PA), 1978; Dictionary of American History; Encyclopedia Americana, and Encyclopedia of American Diplomacy. Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals, including History and Theory, American Quarterly, American Historical Review, Nation, Progressive, and Journal of the History of Philosophy.



EDITOR

(And author of introduction) William James, Pragmatism, Hackett Publishing (Indianapolis, IN), 1981.

(And author of notes) William James, Writings: 1902-1910, Literary Classics of the United States (New York, NY), 1987.

(And author of introduction) Selected Essays of Edwards A. Park, Garland Publishing (New York, NY), 1987.

(And author of introduction) The Unitarian Controversy, 1819-1823, Garland Publishing (New York, NY), 1987.

Thomas Paine, Political Writings, Cambridge University Press (New York, NY), 1989.

(With D. G. Hart; and contributor) Religious Advocacy and American History, William B. Eerdmans (Grand Rapids, MI), 1997.

Editor, American Quarterly, 1974-83; member of editorial board, Journal of the History of Ideas, Journal of the History of Philosophy, and Religion and American Culture.


WORK IN PROGRESS: War and the Intellectuals, 1945-1975.


BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

PERIODICALS

AB Bookman's Weekly, August 5, 1991, review of To Every Thing a Season: Shibe Park and Urban Philadelphia, 1909-1976, p. 499; March 30, 1992, review of To Every Thing a Season, p. 1246.

Aethlon: Journal of Sport Literature, fall, 1993, review of To Every Thing a Season, p. 239.

American Historical Review, February, 1986, Daniel Walker Howe, review of Churchmen and Philosophers: From Jonathan Edwards to John Dewey, p. 170; April, 1992, review of To Every Thing a Season, p. 634; October, 1997, Carl T. Jackson, review of Puritans in Babylon: The Ancient Near East and American Intellectual Life, 1880-1930, p. 1235.

American Literature, December, 1985, review of Churchmen and Philosophers, p. 655.

American Political Science Review, June, 1986, review of Churchmen and Philosophers, p. 653; September, 1989, Michael Nelson, review of The Good Ruler: From Herbert Hoover to Richard Nixon, p. 1024.

Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, January, 1990, Janet Carter, review of The Good Ruler, p. 507.

Antiquity, December, 1996, Peter Gathercole, review of Puritans in Babylon, p. 972.

Best Sellers, June, 1985, review of Churchmen and Philosophers, p. 112.

Books and Culture, January, 1997, review of Puritans in Babylon, p. 37; May, 1999, review of Religious Advocacy and American History, p. 41.

Canadian Journal of History, April, 1997, Gillis J. Harp, review of Puritans in Babylon, p. 136.

Choice, July, 1985, review of Churchmen and Philosophers, p. 1645; December, 1988, review of The Good Ruler, p. 701; September, 1991, review of To Every Thing a Season, p. 188; June, 1995, review of To Every Thing a Season, p. 1553.

Church History, December, 1986, review of Churchmen and Philosophers, p. 537; March, 1999, review of Religious Advocacy and American History, p. 202.

History: Reviews of New Books, July, 1985, review of Churchmen and Philosophers, p. 163.

International Journal of Middle East Studies, November, 1998, Maynard P. Maidman, review of Puritans in Babylon, p. 584.

Journal of American History, March, 1986, J. David Hoeveler, review of Churchmen and Philosophers, p. 939; June, 1989, Martin L. Fausold, review of The Good Ruler, p. 282; March, 1997, James Goode, review of Puritans in Babylon, p. 1432.

Journal of American Studies, August, 1987, review of Churchmen and Philosophers, p. 285.

Journal of Church and State, winter, 1999, David Edwin Harrell, Jr., review of Religious Advocacy and American History, p. 155.

Journal of Interdisciplinary History, autumn, 1992, Michael T. Isenberg, review of To Every Thing a Season, p. 416.

Journal of Religion, January, 1987, Thomas A. Schafer, review of Churchmen and Philosophers, p. 101; January, 1998, Daniel L. Pals, review of Puritans in Babylon, p. 122; January, 1999, review of Religious Advocacy and American History, p. 110.

Kirkus Reviews, March 15, 1988, review of The Good Ruler, p. 433.

Libraries and Culture, fall, 1997, review of Puritans in Babylon, p. 481.

Library Journal, March 1, 1991, William O. Scheeren, review of To Every Thing a Season, p. 96. New England Quarterly, June, 1986, review of Churchmen and Philosophers, p. 291.

New Republic, April 28, 1986, John Patrick Diggins, review of Churchmen and Philosophers, p. 38.

Philadelphia, April, 1991, Ben Yagoda, review of To Every Thing a Season, p. 45.

Political Science Quarterly, spring, 1989, Robert A. Divine, review of The Good Ruler, p. 161.

Presidential Studies Quarterly, winter, 1989, Gary B. Ostrower, review of The Good Ruler, p. 210.

Publishers Weekly, April 8, 2002, review of A History of Philosophy in America, 1720-2000, p. 222.

Religious Studies Review, January, 1986, review of Churchmen and Philosophers, p. 88; April, 1987, review of Churchmen and Philosophers, p. 114.

Review of Politics, spring, 1987, Henry C. Johnson, Jr., review of Churchmen and Philosophers, p. 277.

Reviews in American History, March, 1992, Edward Pessen, review of To Every Thing a Season, p. 111; March, 1997, Laura Kalman, review of Puritans in Babylon, p. 73; December, 1997, Anne C. Loveland, review of Religious Advocacy and American History, p. 692.

San Francisco Review of Books, Volume 16, number 1, 1991, review of To Every Thing a Season, p. 11.

Sports Illustrated, April 15, 1991, Ron Fimrite, review of To Every Thing a Season, p. 8.

Theology Today, January, 1986, review of Churchmen and Philosophers, p. 543;

Times Literary Supplement, October 18, 1996, review of Puritans in Babylon, p. 9.

Tribune Books (Chicago, IL), April 7, 1991, review of To Every Thing a Season, p. 5.

Washington Post Book World, April 7, 1991, review of To Every Thing a Season, p. 11.

Wilson Quarterly, Volume 12, number 5, 1988, review of The Good Ruler, p. 140.


ONLINE

H-SHGAPE Book Reviews, http://www2.h-net.msu.edu/ (January, 1998), Clifford Wilcox, review of Puritans in Babylon.*

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