Former Presidential Professor of History at Baruch College
Myths of the American Revolution
Until her recent retirement, Carol Berkin was Presidential Professor of History at Baruch College and a member of the history faculty of the Graduate Center of CUNY.
She has worked as a consultant on several PBS and History Channel documentaries, including, “The Scottsboro Boys,” which was nominated for an Academy Award. She has also appeared as a commentator on screen in the PBS series by Ric Burns, “New York,” the Middlemarch series “Benjamin Franklin” and “Alexander Hamilton” on PBS, and the MPH series, “The Founding Fathers.”
She serves on the Board of The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and the Board of the National Council for History Education.