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Brinkley, Alan David

Born: 1949 AD
Currently alive, at 66 years of age.
Nationality: American
Categories: Historian

1949 – Alan Brinkley was born. A progressive historian of 20th century American history and the current chairman of the board of trustees of the Century Foundation.

1971 – Received his B.A. degree from Princeton University.

1979 – Earned his Ph.D. from Harvard University.

1982 – Brinkley is the author of such monumental works as "Voices of Protest: Huey Long, Father Coughlin, and the Great Depression".

1983 – Received the National Book Award for his Voices of Protest.

1987 – Awarded the Joseph R. Levenson Memorial Teaching Prize at Harvard.

1991 – He is the Allan Nevins Professor of History and chair of the history department in Columbia University.

1998 – He was a Harmsworth Professor of American History at Oxford University.

1998 – Became the Chair of the Board of Trustees at the Century Institute.

2000 – He held the History Department Chair at Columbia University.

2003 – He is currently the university provost of Columbia University.

2006-2007 – Recipient of the Scholarly Journal Award by Kathy Walh-Henshaw at St. Mary’s Lancaster.