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Amanda Seligman

Professor and Chair
 (414) 229-4565
 Holton Hall 346

Degree(s)

PhD, Northwestern University, History (1999)
AB, Princeton University, Classics (1991)

Research Interests

Urban
Chicago and Milwaukee
Public Policy
Graduate School

Teaching Areas

Poverty
US Cities
Urban Studies

Courses Offered

Hist 294 – Seminar on Historical Method – Research Techniques
Hist 460 – The History of Poverty in America
Hist 971 – History of American Urban Problems

Other Activities

Senior Editor, Encyclopedia of Milwaukee
Series Editor, Historical Studies of Urban America, University of Chicago Press

Selected Publications

Seligman, Amanda I. West Garfield Park. Entries in Chicago Neighborhoods and Suburbs: A Historical Guide, edited by Ann Durkin Keating (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008) [all previously published in The Encyclopedia of Chicago, edited by James R. Grossman, Ann Durkin Keating, and Janice L. Reiff (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2004)]:, (In Progress) .
Seligman, Amanda I. What are Community Areas?. Entries in Chicago Neighborhoods and Suburbs: A Historical Guide, edited by Ann Durkin Keating (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008) [all previously published in The Encyclopedia of Chicago, edited by James R. Grossman, Ann Durkin Keating, and Janice L. Reiff (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2004)]:, (In Progress) .
Seligman, Amanda I. Washington Park Subdivision. Entries in Chicago Neighborhoods and Suburbs: A Historical Guide, edited by Ann Durkin Keating (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008) [all previously published in The Encyclopedia of Chicago, edited by James R. Grossman, Ann Durkin Keating, and Janice L. Reiff (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2004)]:, (In Progress) .
Seligman, Amanda I. Uptown. Entries in Chicago Neighborhoods and Suburbs: A Historical Guide, edited by Ann Durkin Keating (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008) [all previously published in The Encyclopedia of Chicago, edited by James R. Grossman, Ann Durkin Keating, and Janice L. Reiff (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2004)]:, (In Progress) .
Seligman, Amanda I. Streeterville. Entries in Chicago Neighborhoods and Suburbs: A Historical Guide, edited by Ann Durkin Keating (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008) [all previously published in The Encyclopedia of Chicago, edited by James R. Grossman, Ann Durkin Keating, and Janice L. Reiff (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2004)]:, (In Progress) .
Seligman, Amanda I. Towertown. Entries in Chicago Neighborhoods and Suburbs: A Historical Guide, edited by Ann Durkin Keating (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008) [all previously published in The Encyclopedia of Chicago, edited by James R. Grossman, Ann Durkin Keating, and Janice L. Reiff (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2004)]:, (In Progress) .
Seligman, Amanda I. Woodlawn. Entries in Chicago Neighborhoods and Suburbs: A Historical Guide, edited by Ann Durkin Keating (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008) [all previously published in The Encyclopedia of Chicago, edited by James R. Grossman, Ann Durkin Keating, and Janice L. Reiff (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2004)]:, (In Progress) .
Seligman, Amanda I., and Anderson, Margo J. Encyclopedia of Milwaukee. . Northern Illinois University Press, (In Progress) .