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Herrick Chapman

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Herrick Chapman

Herrick Chapman is associate professor of history and french studies at New York University. He is currently writing a book on the social and economic reconstruction of France after World War II. Chapman is the author of State Capitalism and Working-Class Radicalism in the French Aircraft Industry (1991), and co-author of European Society in Upheaval: Social History since 1750 (third edition, 1992). He has also co-edited The Social Construction of Democracy, 1870–1990 (1995), A Century of Organized Labor in France: A Union Movement for the Twenty-First Century? (1998), and Race in France: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Politics of Difference (with Laura Frader, 2004). Chapman is the editor of the journal French Politics, Culture, and Society.


  • Associate Professor of History, Institute of French Studies, New York University
  • Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University