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, 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 Fullbright 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) and Visionaries and Planners: The Garden City and the Modern Community ((New York: Oxford University Press, 1990). Pullman is in its 22nd printing. Prof. Buder is revising for publication a history of American business and the rise of the global economy.