Neil Larry Shumsky
- U.S. Social History
- Urban History
- History of Immigration
- History of Ethnic Relations
- Ph.D. University of California
- B.A. University of California
Awards and Honors
Fulbright Lecture/Research Professorship (1990-91; University of Graz, Austria)
Department of Education, Grant to Encourage Minority Participation in Graduate Education (1990. 1992, 1993)
National Science Foundation Grant (1989-90)
Homelessness. A Documentary and Reference Guide. Greenwood. Santa Barbara, California, 2012.
American Cities and Suburbs: An Encyclopedia, 2 vols. ABC-CLIO Publishing, Santa Barbara, California. 1988.
with Charles Sellers et al., As It Happened: A History of the United States. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1974.
“Noah Webster and the Invention of Immigration,” New England Quarterly, LXXXI (March 2008), 126-135.
“American Historians, Sociobiology, and the Search for a Synthesis.” Journal of Social and Ecological Boundaries. I, 1 (Summer, 2005) 1-17.
"'Let No Man Stop to Plunder': Americans Discover Return Migration, 1907 to 1924," Journal of American Ethnic History, I (Winter, 1992) 56-75.
"Dissatisfaction, Mobility, and Expectation: San Francisco Workingmen in the 1870's,” The Pacific Historian, 30 (1986), 21-28.
Current Research: return migration from the United States; streets and open space in American cities