David M. Henkin

David Henkin has taught U.S. history at the University of California, Berkeley, since 1997. His classes at Berkeley over the years have focused especially on theater and sports, slavery and labor, media and communication, and family and sexuality. He is the author of three previous books – City Reading, The Postal Age, and (with Rebecca McLennan) Becoming America – as well as numerous short articles. His current book projects explore baseball and partisan politics. Born in Paris and raised in New York City, he makes his home in San Francisco and in Montana.