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Andrew Wiese

Professor
Office: AL 531
Phone: (619) 594-3358
Email: awiese@mail.sdsu.edu

Andrew Wiese (Columbia University, 1993) specializes in American urban history.  His interests include the history of suburbanization, housing, landscape, and the role of space in the production of race and class.  He is the author of Places of Their Own: African American Suburbanization in the 20th Century (University of Chicago Press, 2004), which won the award for Best Book in North American Urban History from the Urban History Association and the John G. Cawelti Prize for Best Book in American Culture Studies from the American Culture Association. He is also the editor, with Becky Nicolaides, of The Suburb Reader (Routledge, 2006), a volume on the history of American suburbia. Professor Wiese has served on the Board of Directors of the Urban History Association and the Society for American City and Regional Planning History.