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Sam Klug

Assistant Teaching Professor
Sam Klug

Curriculum Vitae


Sam Klug is an Assistant Teaching Professor in U.S. History. He received his Ph.D. from Harvard University in 2020. He is currently working on his first book, The Internal Colony: Race and the American Politics of Global Decolonization, which is forthcoming with the University of Chicago Press.  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. His writing has appeared in Diplomatic History, the Journal of the History of International Law, Politico Magazine, the Boston Review, Dissent, and other venues.

Areas of Specialization

  • African American History; 20th Century U.S. History; The U.S. in the World; Colonialism and Decolonization; Intellectual History