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James W. Loewen

James W. Loewen earned his Ph.D. from Harvard University in 1968. He is the author of Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your High School History Textbook Got Wrong and Lies Across America: What Our Historic Sites Get Wrong.

Loewen, who has done research about "Sundown Towns" that kept out minorities, taught race relations for 20 years at the University of Vermont.

Fields of interest:  urban, race and ethnicity relations, segregation.