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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Peter Ascoli  

Pen Name: None

Genre:

Audience: Adult; Young Adult;

Born: in New York City


-- Website -- http://www.spertus.edu/degreeprograms/nonprofit/faculty/ascoli.php
-- Peter Ascoli on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=peter+ascoli


Illinois Connection

Ascoli moved to Chicago in 1978 and still resides there today.

Biographical and Professional Information

In 1978 Peter Ascoli left Utah and moved to Chicago and worked as a fund raiser for a variety of cultural and educational non-profit organizations, including the University of Chicago, Chicago Opera Theater, Steppenwolf Theater Company, and the University of Illinois at Chicago.Ascoli is on the faculty of Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies in Chicago. He taught at Utah State University and has a Ph.D. in history from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Master of Managment from the Kellogg Graduation School Management, Northwestern University.


Selected Titles At Your Library

Julius Rosenwald :
ISBN: 0253347416. OCLC Number: 86031315

Indiana University Press,. .

Chronicles the life and accomplishments of a forgotten 20th-century philanthropist.

Julius Rosenwald :
ISBN: 9780253020581. OCLC Number: 914572930

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Additional Title Information

  • Julius Rosenwald: The Man Who Built Sears, Roebuck and Advanced the Cause of Black Education in the American South

    , Indiana University Press, 2006


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