The Department of History
American urban history; history of housing and planning; American business
Phone: (646) 312-4310
Stanley Buder is a native New Yorker with a B.A. from City College/CUNY, and an M.A. and Ph.D. (1966), from the University of Chicago. The former chair of the History Department at Baruch, he taught at Tufts, Cambridge University, the University of Illinois in Chicago, and the Illinois Institute of Technology as well as at Baruch and the CUNY Graduate Center.
Dr. Buder’s scholarly interests are the history of city planning, modern American history, and business history. He was a Senior Fulbright Professor at the American Study Center, National University of Singapore in 1999. Among his publications are Pullman: An Experiment in Industrial Order and Community Planning (New York: Oxford University Press, 1967); Visionaries and Planners: The Garden City and the Modern Community (New York: Oxford University Press, 1990); and Capitalizing on Change: A Social History of American Business (Chapel Hill, N.C.: University of North Carolina Press, 2009). Pullman and Visionaries and Planners both remain in print. Visionaries and Planners was selected as an Outstanding Academic Book by Choice in 1991. Capitalizing on Change appeared in a Chinese translation in 2013.
Professor Buder is presently revising for publication a book manuscript with the working title of A Diplomatic Trio: Franklin ROOSEVELT, William C. BULLITT, and Joseph P. KENNEDY.