Elaine Lewinnek

Contact

elewinnek@fullerton.edu
Voice: 657-278-3860
Fax: 657-278-5820
Dept: 657-278-2441

Address

Dept of American Studies, UH-313

800 N. State College Blvd

Fullerton, CA 92831

Office Address: UH-412

Elaine Margaret Lewinnek

professor of American Studies (2015-2016)

Degrees

2005, Ph.D, Yale University

Research Areas

Urban history, including the history of suburbs in Chicago and Orange County, California history, theories of cultural studies, and public memory.

Courses Regularly Taught

  • AMST 101Opens in new window , Online Introduction to American Cultural Studies
  • AMST 201, Introduction to American Studies
  • AMST 345, The American Dream
  • AMST 350, Theory and Methods of American Studies
  • AMST 395, California's Cultural History
  • AMST 401T, Research Seminar in Suburban Culture
  • AMST 401T, Research Seminar in Stories of Los Angeles
  • AMST 444, The Built Environment

Publications - Books, Journals, Websites

My current project is A People's Guide to Orange County, co-written with Gustavo Arellano and Thuy Vo Dang, and featured here on KCET

Some reviews of my first book,  The Working Man's Reward: Chicago's Early Suburbs and the Roots of American SprawlOpens in new window  (Oxford University Press, 2014):

Office Hours

Mondays & Wednesdays,

8:30-10:00 am,

and by appointment