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Richard Slotkin (born 1942) is a cultural critic and historian. He is the Olin Professor of English and American Studies at Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT , and in 2010 is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences . [1] [2] Slotkin writes novels alongside his historical research, and uses the process of writing the novels to clarify and refine his historical work. [3]

Slotkin received his BA from Brooklyn College , his MAAE from Wesleyan University and his PhD from Brown University . [2] He started teaching at Wesleyan University in 1966 and helped establish the school's American studies and film studies program. [4]

In 1995 he received the Mary C. Turpie Award of the American Studies Association for his contributions to teaching and program-building. [5] All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, distributed, or transmitted in any form or by any means, including photocopying, recording, or other electronic or mechanical methods, without the prior written permission of the publisher