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Brent Cebul

Brent Cebul

Brent Cebul is an assistant professor of history at the University of Pennsylvania School of Arts & Sciences, where he works on 20th century United States history with interests in political history and statebuilding, urban history, political economy and capitalism, race and inequality, federalism, and business-state interaction. In addition to co-editing a volume of essays that recenters the growth of big government in 20th century political history, a number of recent publications explore the politics of market creation and poverty. Cebul also has an ongoing interest in the digital humanities and was a lead project investigator for Renewing Inequality, which, as part of American Panorama, was awarded the 2019 Roy Rosenzweig Prize for Innovation in Digital History from the American Historical Association.