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Sheldon Hackney

Sheldon Hackney is currently Professor of History at the University of Pennsylvania. Previously, he served four years as Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities (1993-97); from 1981 to 1993 he was President of the University of Pennsylvania; from 1975 to 1981 he was President of Tulane University. He was on the history faculty at Princeton University from 1965 to 1975, serving as Provost of the University the final three of those years. He is the author of Populism to Progressivism in Alabama (Princeton Press, 1969), which was awarded the Beveridge Prize by the American Historical Association as the best book in American History that year, and the Sydnor Prize by the Southern Historical Association as the best book in southern history in that two-year period.
Books by Sheldon Hackney:
  • Dixie Redux: Essays in Honor of Southern Historian Sheldon Hackney
  • ISBN: 1-58838-297-4, Trade Cloth
  • Identity Politics, Southern Style
  • ISBN: 1-60306-177-0, ebook
  • The Politics of Presidential Appointment: A Memoir of the Culture War
  • ISBN: 1-58838-068-8, Trade Cloth
  • Where We Stand: Voices of Southern Dissent
  • ISBN: 1-58838-169-2, Trade Cloth