Kutler, Stanley I. 1934-

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KUTLER, Stanley I. 1934-

PERSONAL: Born August 10, 1934, in Cleveland, OH; son of Robert P. (a printer) and Zelda (Coffman) Kutler; married Sandra J. Sachs, June 24, 1956; children: Jeffrey, David, Susan, Andrew. Education: Bowling Green State University, B.A., 1956; Ohio State University, Ph.D., 1960. Religion: Jewish. Hobbies and other interests: Travel.

ADDRESSES: Home—6417 Masthead, Madison, WI 53705. Offıce—c/o Department of History, University of Wisconsin—Madison, Madison, WI 53706.

CAREER: Pennsylvania State University, University Park, instructor in history, 1960-62; San Diego State College (now University), San Diego, CA, assistant professor, 1962-64; University of Wisconsin—Madison, associate professor, 1964-71, professor of history, 1971-80, Fox Professor of American Institutions, beginning 1980, now professor emeritus. Fulbright lecturer in Japan, 1977; distinguished exchange scholar in China, 1982; University of Bologna, American chair, 1991.

MEMBER: American Historical Association, Law and Society Association, Organization of American Historians.

AWARDS, HONORS: American Philosophical Society research grants, 1961, 1963; Guggenheim fellowship, 1973; Rockefeller fellowship, 1979.


The Dred Scott Decision, Houghton Mifflin (Boston, MA), 1967.

Judicial Power and Reconstruction Politics, University of Chicago Press (Chicago, IL), 1968.

The Supreme Court and the Constitution: Readings inAmerican Constitutional History, Houghton Mifflin (Boston, MA), 1969, 4th edition, 1992.

Privilege and Creative Destruction, Norton (New York, NY), 1976.

Looking for America: The People's History, two volumes, Norton (New York, NY), 1978, 2nd edition, 1980.

The American Inquisition: Justice and Injustice in theCold War, Hill & Wang (New York, NY), 1982.

The Wars of Watergate: The Last Crisis of RichardNixon, Knopf (New York, NY), 1990.

(Editor) American Retrospectives: Historians on Historians, Johns Hopkins University Press (Baltimore, MD), 1995.

(Editor in chief) Encyclopedia of the United States in the Twentieth Century, Simon & Schuster (New York, NY), 1996.

(Editor in chief) Encyclopedia of the Vietnam War, Scribner (New York, NY), 1996.

(Editor) Dictionary of American History, ten volumes, 3rd edition, Gale (Detroit, MI), 2003.

Contributor to books, including Abuse of Power: The New Nixon Tapes, Free Press (New York, NY), 1997.



Christian Science Monitor, June 6, 1990.

Economist, June 16, 1990.

Globe (Boston, MA), May 29, 1991.

Library Journal, May 15, 2003, Nathan Ward, review of Dictionary of American History, pp. 76-77.

Los Angeles Times, August 14, 1990.

Los Angeles Times Book Review, December 5, 1982.

Times Literary Supplement, May 25, 1984.

Washington Post, June 11, 1990.*