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Walter D Greason, PhD


PhD, Temple University

BA, Villanova University

Office: Howard Hall, Room 332

Phone: 732-263-5423



Dr. Greason writes about world, economic, and intellectual history. He serves as the Treasurer for the Society for American City and Regional Planning History. His most recent book, Suburban Erasure: How the Suburbs Ended the Civil Rights Movement in New Jersey, documents forgotten chapters in the northern Civil Rights Movement, while explaining the failure of racial integration to address economic inequality. In 2011, Dr. Greason won a grant from the Mellon Foundation for his innovative pedagogy, earning him recognition as an International Master Teacher.

Selected Works:

Popular Press:

"Resurrecting Dr. King" in the May 8th edition of the Huffington Post (online newspaper)