Nikhil Pal Singh

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Nikhil Pal Singh "received his A.B. from Harvard College in Social Studies (1987), and his M.A. and Ph.D. from Yale University in American Studies (1989, 1995). He was recently Walker Family Endowed Professor, and Associate Professor of History at the University of Washington, Seattle. A historian of the contemporary United States, Dr. Singh is the author of Black Is a Country: Race and the Unfinished Struggle for Democracy (Harvard, 2004), winner of the Liberty Legacy Foundation Award from the Organization of American Historians and the Norris and Carol Hundley Prize from the Pacific Coast Branch of the American Historical Association. He has published on topics ranging from U.S. liberalism to the role of race in U.S. foreign policy. His book on legendary civil rights activist Jack O'Dell is forthcoming from the University of California Press." [1]

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His most recent book is "Learn Your Horn" : Jack O'Dell And the Black Freedom Movement (University of California Press 2009).

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  1. Nikhil Pal Singh, New York University, accessed August 13, 2009.