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