George Lipsitz

Black Studies


George Lipsitz studies social movements, urban culture, and inequality. His books include MIDNIGHT AT THE BARRELHOUSE, FOOTSTEPS IN THE DARK, THE POSSESSIVE INVESTMENT IN WHITENESS, A LIFE IN THE STRUGGLE, and TIME PASSAGES. Lipsitz serves as chairman of the board of directors of the African American Policy Forum and is a member of the board of directors of the National Fair Housing Alliance. He received his Ph.D in history at the University of Wisconsin.