David R. Goldfield
Robert Lee Bailey Professor of History
David Goldfield, Ph.D., is the Robert Lee Bailey Professor of History, a position he has held since 1982. A native of Memphis, Tennessee,he grew up in Brooklyn and attended the University of Maryland. He is the author or editor of 16 books including two, "Cotton Fields and Skyscrapers" (1982) and "Black, White and Southern" (1991), nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in History.