Jack Censer C0241
Published by George Mason University Libraries
A native of Memphis, Tennessee, Jack Censer became the Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at George Mason University in 2006. He earned his Ph.D. at Johns Hopkins University. After three years at the College of Charleston, Censer came to George Mason in 1977. Beginning as an assistant professor, he was promoted to full professor in 1987. He served as the Chair of the Department of History & Art History from 1995-2006. He has given numerous guest lectures and regularly presents his work at national conferences. He has held visiting professor appointments at Cornell University and the University of Maryland.
Censer’s research has examined the French Revolution, intellectual history, and the press. Previous publications include: Exploring the French Revolution; Visions and Revisions in Eighteenth-Century France; The French Press in the Age of Enlightenment; and The French Revolution and Intellectual History. Censer’s latest work, On the Trail of the DC Sniper: Fear and the Media, was published in March 2010 by the University of Virginia Press.
This collection consists of two sets of papers: one that documents Censer’s work as a historian and another that documents his role as Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. The research files include his work on French history as well as his research on the D.C. Sniper and the media in 2002.
Organized by subject and type of material.
This collection is unprocessed and access is limited.
This collection is unprocessed and use is limited.
Special Collections and Archives also holds the papers of other George Mason University professors as well as collections on the French Revolution and other periods of French history.
Censer, Jack Richard
George Mason University.
Criminal snipers--Washington Metropolitan Area.
Jack Censer collection, #C0241, Special Collections and Archives, George Mason University Libraries.
Donated by Jack Censer in 2013.
This collection is unprocessed.