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Kimberly Sims

Assistant Professor
Department of History

  • Professors Sims has received numerous awards and prizes, including the Thomas Temple Hoopes Prize for Excellence in Teaching and the Charles Warren Center Dissertation Writing Fellowship. She has served as tutor, research assistant, and writing instructor, as well as consultant for a PBS documentary on prohibition. Her dissertation is entitled “Building a Moral Citizenry: Blacks, Italians, and Crime in New York City, 1900- 1930.”
  • Degrees

    PhD, History, Harvard University
    MA, History, Harvard University
    BA, Social History/Anthropology and History, Carnegie Mellon
  • Languages Spoken:

    Reading knowledge of French and Italian

  • CAS - History
  • Battelle Tompkins - 135
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Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities

Honors, Awards, and Fellowships

  • 2007 Lloyd G. Sealy Library Fellow, John Jay College, City University of New York
  • 2007 Balch Institute of Ethnic Studies Fellow, Pennsylvania Historical Society

Work In Progress

  • "As Bad as the Negroes: Blacks, Italians, and the Politics of Crime in New York City, 1900-1951”

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