Assistant Teaching Professor
Office: Humanities 304
Sam Klug is an Assistant Teaching Professor in African American History. He received his Ph.D. in History from Harvard University in 2020. He is currently working on his first book, provisionally titled The Internal Colony: Black Internationalism, Development, and the Politics of Colonial Comparison in the United States, which examines how global decolonization influenced the politics of race and class in the mid-twentieth century United States. His work has been supported by the American Council of Learned Societies, the LBJ Presidential Library, the Rockefeller Archive Center, and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.
Areas of Specialization
African American History; 20th Century U.S. History; The U.S. in the World; Colonialism and Decolonization; Intellectual History