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M.L.S., University of California, Berkeley, 1974-75
Ph.D. (European History), Yale University, 1970-74
B.A. Summa cum laude, Brandeis University, 1965-69

NEH Summer Seminar Fellow, 1994
Hartman Center Travel Grant, Duke University, 1994
ACLS International Travel Grant, Summer 1987
President's Scholar, University of Florida, 1977
Porter Dissertation Prize, Yale University, 1975
Danforth Fellow, elected 1969
Abram L. Sachar Travelling Fellow, 1969-70

since 6/82, independent scholar
9/92--12/92--Instructor, Dept. of History, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093
9/89--12/89--Instructor, Revelle College Humanities Program, UC San Diego
9/79--5/82, 1/96--5/96--Instructor, Depts. of History, Humanities, English, and Religious Studies, at San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182
9/77--12/78--Acting Assistant Professor, Depts. of History and Humanities, UC San Diego, and lecturer in modern dance, UCSD Extension
9/75--6/77--Visiting Assistant Professor, Depts. of History, Humanities, and Religious Studies, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611
Summer 1975--Instructor, History of Science Professional Development Program, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720

The Culture of the Copy: Striking Likenesses, Unreasonable Facsimiles (NY: Zone, 1996) 558 pp.

Century's End: A Cultural History of the Fin de Siecle from the 990s through the 1990s (NY: Doubleday, 1990; Currency paper, 1995) 397 pp.

Never Satisfied: A Cultural History of Diets, Fantasies and Fat (NY: Free Press/Macmillan, 1986; Anchor paper 1990) 468 pp.

The French Prophets: The History of a Millenarian Group in 18th-Century England (Berkeley: U California, 1980) 382 pp.

Knaves, Fools, Madmen and That Subtile Effluvium: A Study of the Opposition to the French Prophets in England, 1706-1710 (Gainesville: University Presses of Florida, 1978) 97 pp.

Selected Essays:

"Economics of the millennium," Two Thousand: Essays on the End, eds. C. B. Strozier and M. Flynn (New York: NYU Press, 1997) in press

"A Hands-On Millennium," Future Moment: The Turn of 1999-2001, ed. J. Gary (Adamantine 21st Century Series, 1997) in press

"Origins of the Phrase, 'Social Problems,"' Social Problems (1997) in press

"X Marks the Spot," Mythosphere 1 (1997) in press

"Global fin de siecle" Aspenia 2 (1995) 8-21

"Stairways to H," Journal Of Unconventional History, 7, 3 (1996) 84-96

"NoBody's Fool," Dimensions (February 1996) 20-21

"Fat and Time," Dimensions 11 (June/July 1995) 20-21

"1952/53," Brick 49 (Summer 1994) 4-9

"Legend of the Vanishing Twin," Parabola 29,2 (Summer 1994) 70-75

"Torque [The New Kinaesthetic of the 20th Century]," Incorporations (=Zone, vol. 6), eds. S. Kwinter and J. Crary (Cambridge and New York: Zone/MIT Press, 1992) 70-127

"The End, and Other Fin-de-Siecle, Fin-de-Millennium Preoccupations," The New Republic (July 30, 1990) 22-25

"The Three-Body Problem and the End of the World," in Fragments for a History of the Human Body. II. (= Zone. vol. 4), eds. M. Feher et al. (Cambridge and New York: MIT Press, 1989) 407-65

"'Silent Pictures, Full of Mysteries': On Reading the Tarot," Brick 34 (Fall 1988) 55-60

"Millenarianism," in Encyclopedia of Religion, editor-in- chief Mircea Eliade (New York: Macmillan, 1986) IX, 521-31

"Hostage-ism," Washington Post (Dec. 8, 1985) Outlook, BI, B4

"Sun and Salt, 1500-1770," Diogenes 117 (1982) 30-47

"The End of the Beginning: Millenarian Studies, 1969-1975," Religious Studies Review 2,3 (1976) 1-15

Review essays and opinion pieces have appeared in the Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Newsday, American Historical Review.


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