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David Nasaw

Born: 18-Jul-1945
Birthplace: Cortland, NY

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Historian

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Schooled to Order

Father: Joshua J. Nasaw (b. 13-Aug-1909, d. 1970)
Mother: Beatrice Kaplan (b. 1917, d. 2010)
Brother: Jonathan Lewis Nasaw (b. 26-Aug-1947)
Sister: Elizabeth Perl Nasaw (b. 29-May-1956, d. 28-Feb-2004)
Wife: Dinitia E. R. Smith (m. 10-Jun-1978, twin sons)
Son: Daniel Allen Nasaw (twin, b. 1980)
Son: Peter Caleb Nasaw (twin, b. 1980)

    High School: Roslyn High School, Roslyn, NY (1963)
    University: BA, Bucknell University (1967)
    University: PhD, Columbia University (1972)
    Professor: City University of New York

    Bancroft Prize 2001

Author of books:
Schooled to Order: A Social History of Public Schooling in the United States (1979, social studies)
Children of the City: At Work and At Play (1985, social studies)
Going Out: The Rise and Fall of Public Amusements (1993, social studies)
The Chief: The Life of William Randolph Hearst (2000, biography)
Andrew Carnegie (2006, biography)
The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy (2012, biography)

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