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Shana Bernstein

Shana Bernstein

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Shana Bernstein is Clinical Associate Professor of Legal Studies and American Studies at Northwestern University, where she also teaches classes in American Studies and History. She is also a Distinguished Lecturer for the Organization of American Historians, and is the author of Bridges of Reform: Interracial Civil Rights Activism in Twentieth-Century Los Angeles (Oxford University Press, 2011). Bernstein recently published an article on environmental health in immigrant neighborhoods in early twentieth century Chicago and is currently working on a project on the ​​history of consumer, producer, and environmental health in the California strawberry industry.

In the Fall of 2019, Shana will be the Director of the Program in American Studies at Northwestern University.