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Norman Yetman

Norman Yetman recently retired as the Chancellors Club teaching professor of American studies and sociology and courtesy professor of African and African-American studies at the University of Kansas in Lawrence. A member of the University of Kansas facult

Norman Yetman recently retired as the Chancellors Club Teaching Professor of American Studies and Sociology and Courtesy Professor of African and African-American Studies at The University of Kansas in Lawrence. A member of The University of Kansas faculty since 1966, Dr. Yetman was a senior research fellow at Johns Hopkins University from 1972 to 1973, a Fulbright Professor at Odense University and the University of Copenhagen in Denmark from 1981 to 1982, and a visiting professor at Hong Kong University in 1996. In 2005, he served as a Fulbright Distinguished Chair of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Salzburg. Dr. Yetman's research and teaching focus primarily on issues involving race, ethnicity, immigration, religion, and sport in American life. He has published many books and articles on these topics and is currently working on a manuscript entitled The American Mosaic: Multicultural America in an Age of Globalization. Dr. Yetman received a B.A. in sociology from the University of Redlands in California and an M.A. and Ph.D. in American civilization from the University of Pennsylvania. He has served on the Faculty of several of the Salzburg Global Seminar's International Study Program (ISP) sessions over the past four years.

 

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