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Daniel Belgrad’s research focuses on post-World War II American culture. His most recent book, The Culture of Feedback: Ecological Thinking in Seventies America was published in 2019 by the University of Chicago Press. He is also the author of The Culture of Spontaneity: Improvisation and the Arts in Postwar America (1999). In 2002 he won the Oscar O. Winther Award from the Western Historical Association for his article “Power's Larger Meaning” exploring the use of ecology as a historiographical paradigm.
Dr. Belgrad teaches courses on 19th- and 20th-century American cultural and intellectual history, as well as on cultural and literary theory. His graduate-level courses include “Nineteenth-century American arts and letters,” “American culture in the 1970s,” “Theories and Methods of Cultural Studies,” “Cultures of the American Southwest,” and “Wilderness in the American Imagination.”