Schultz -- Background and Contact Info.
Stanley K. Schultz is Emeritus Professor of History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He holds degrees from Occidental College (B.A., 1960), the University of Kansas (M.A., 1963), and the University of Chicago (Ph.D. 1970). While a graduate student at Chicago, Schultz won the coveted Pelzer Prize (1965) of the Organization of American Historians. His first book, The Culture Factory: Boston Public Schools, 1789-1860, was runner-up for the Frederick Jackson Turner Prize (1973). His book Constructing Urban Culture: American Cities and City Planning, 1800-1920 won (1990) the Abel Woolman Award, given jointly by the Public Works Historical Society and the American Public Works Association. His articles and essay-reviews on a wide range of subjects have appeared in the Journal of American History, Journal of Urban History, South Atlantic Quarterly, The Progressive, Harvard Educational Review, Reviews in American History, Journal of Economic History, Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, Dictionary of American Biography, Readers' Companion to American History, among others. His other books include Upton Sinclair's for a Clean Peace and the Internation, Cities in American History (with Kenneth T. Jackson), and, most recently (2005) The Great Depression, published in Great Britain and the United States and intended for a youth audience ages 10-14; and (2006) as co-author with Jon Stewart of The Daily Show in the revised version of the enormously popular 2004 book America (The Book)--the best-selling "textbook" on American History in the nation--now titled America (The Book) Teacher's Edition in which Schultz corrected all the historical inaccuracies, gross distortions, and complete fabrications contained in the earlier volume. His fellowships and awards include a Liberal Arts Fellowship at the Harvard Law School, research grants from the Social Science Research Council and the Rockefeller Foundation, and a Fulbright Scholarship in India where he delivered the keynote address at the inaugural meeting of the Indian Urban History Association. He has appeared on the CBS Evening News, CBS News Nightwatch, Newsweek Magazine On-the-Air, and has broadcast his urban history courses over the Wisconsin Public Radio Network. He received (1993) the 14th Annual National Telly Award for "Best Educational Non-Network Programming" for his cable television course "American History, Civil War to Present," broadcast regionally by PBS. Schultz’s companion multimedia Web site, (has won national and international awards.
Professor Stanley Schultz can be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.