Mark Krasovic, Ph.D

Dr. Mark Krasovic was the 2008-2010 Geraldine R. Dodge Postdoctoral Fellow at Rutgers-Newark’s Institute on Ethnicity, Culture and the Modern Experience. Dr. Krasovic received his Bachelor’s degree in Comparative Literature and Anthropology from Rutgers University, his Master’s degree in American Studies from Michigan State University, and his Ph.D in American Studies from Yale University. He is currently working on a book manuscript entitled, “The Struggle for Newark: Plotting Urban Crisis in the Great Society.”  His dissertation, on which the manuscript is based, was the Honorable Mention Finalist for the American Studies Association’s Ralph Henry Gabriel Dissertation Prize in 2008.  His research has been supported by the New Jersey Historical Commission and the Lyndon Baines Johnson Foundation, among other sources.  He has taught at Michigan State, Yale, The College of New Jersey, Princeton University, and is currently teaching in the American Studies Program here at Rutgers-Newark.  Dr. Krasovic grew up in Piscataway, NJ, and now lives with his wife and son in Ewing.



Exhibit Review. “What’s Going On: Newark and the Legacy of the Sixties.” New Jersey Historical Society. Journal of American History, June 2009.