Sean Dinces
Professor, History

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I teach American history here at LBCC, including HIST10 (Early American History), HIST11 (Modern U.S. History), and HIST 47 (Facts, Evidence, & Explanation).

I completed my B.S. at the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. After that, I finished my M.A. in history at U.C. San Diego while on active duty in the Navy. I went on to receive my M.A. in Urban Education Policy and Ph.D. in American Studies from Brown University. Before landing at LBCC, I served as the Selig Chair in U.S. History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, as well as the George Mosse Visiting Professor of History at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. 

I am the author of the book Bulls Markets: Chicago‚Äôs Basketball Business and the New Inequality (University of Chicago Press). Currently, I am completing and editing a manuscript on the history of the 1919 Chicago race riot left unfinished by my late friend and colleague, Chris Lamberti. (You can learn more about my research and writing at I am a native of Southern California, and spend most of my time reading and playing in the ocean.