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Dr. Evan Friss

Jackson Hall, Room 220
Office phone: 540-568-6168
MSC 2001
58 Bluestone Drive
Harrisonburg, VA 22807

Assistant professor of history


Ph. D., Graduate Center, City University of New York

Teaching fields and research specialties

U.S., urban, public, and digital history

Selected publications and presentations

“Cycling Cities, Utopian Cities: Bicycles and Urban Design in the 1890s,” at the Society for American City and Regional Planning History, 2011.

“The Path Not Taken: The Rise of America’s Cycle Paths and the Fall of Urban Cycling,” in Cycle History 20: Proceedings of the 20th International Cycle History Conference (2010).

“The Cycling City in History: Bicycles, Sustainability, and 1890s Urban America,” at the Urban History Association Conference, 2010.

“Blacks, Jews, and Civil Rights Law in New York, 1895-1913.” Journal of American Ethnic History (Summer 2005).

“From Cooperstown to University Heights: Halls of Fame and American Memory.” Journal of Archival Organization (Vol. 3.4, 2005).

Course Website and C.V.

Calvert Vaux Preservation Alliance