Salzburg Global Seminar Session Participant Profiles
Thu 07 Sep - Sun 10 Sep, 2006

Peter Rose Peter Rose (Faculty)

Country/Region: United States of America

Smith College

Most Recently Attended: (2006)
International Study Program - Global Citizenship: America and the World (CUNY)

Biography:
Peter Rose is senior fellow at the Kahn Liberal Arts Institute, Sophia Smith professor emeritus of sociology and anthropology, and former director of the American Studies Diploma Program at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts. He is the founding chairperson of the international board of University College, Utrecht University in the Netherlands, and a trustee of the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies in Portland, Maine. Professor Rose has been a visiting professor at Clark, Wesleyan, Colorado, UCLA, Yale, and Harvard Universities; Fulbright professor in the United Kingdom, Japan, Australia, and Austria; visiting fellow at Harvard and Stanford Universities and the East-West Center, and resident scholar at Oxford University, the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, and at study centers in Bellagio and Boliasco in Italy. Author of They and We, The Subject is Race, Strangers in Their Midst, Mainstream and Margins, Tempest-Tost, and Guest Appearances, he is also the editor of Americans from Africa, Working with Refugees, Interminority Affairs in the U.S., The Dispossessed, and other books on race, immigration, and diversity in America. Professor Rose earned a Ph.D. from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York in 1959. He has participated in many Salzburg Seminar University Project symposia, served on the faculty of several sessions of the International Study Program, and of American Studies Center Session 29, The Continuing Challenge of America's Ethnic Pluralism, in 2002.