Lauren Pearlman

Office: 218  Keene-Flint Hall
Phone: (352) 273-3364
Fax: (352) 392-6927

Mailing address:
Department of History
University of Florida
P.O. Box 117320
Gainesville, FL 32611-7320

Assistant Professor Lauren Pearlman (Ph.D. Yale University, 2013) is a historian of 20th century America, with an emphasis on the post-World War II era and African American history.  She joined the University of Florida after teaching at Yale University, Rowan University, and the United States Military Academy, where she developed The West Point Guide to the Civil Rights Movement, a digital media primary document-based reader on the long civil rights movement. She is currently revising her manuscript, Democracy’s Capital: Local Protest, National Politics, and the Struggle for Civil Rights in Washington, D.C., for publication with The University of North Carolina Press.  Her next project explores the militarization of policing in urban communities in the post-Civil Rights era.  Dr. Pearlman teaches courses in the History Department and the African American Studies Program.