B.A. Individualized Study, New York University, 2011
David Sugarman is a doctoral candidate in NYU’s Department of English, where he is completing his dissertation, Sprawl: Writing Urban Form from the Modernist Metropole to the Global City. He is a Doctoral Fellow in NYU Gallatin’s Urban Democracy Lab. His essays and fiction have appeared in numerous literary journals, including Carve and Origins, and he is currently completing his first collection of short stories. Sugarman has taught at New York University and Yeshiva University, and received a MacCracken Fellowship and Global Research Fellowship from NYU, as well as a Polonsky Foundation-NYU Digital Humanities Internship. He is a Researcher for NewYorkScapes, a research collective dedicated to exploring the literary, historical, and social aspects of the city of New York using digital forms of scholarship, and is co-director of Digital Downtown, an online exhibition designed to facilitate research and teaching with the Downtown Collection at New York University Libraries. Prior to pursuing his doctoratal degree, Sugarman graduated summa cum laude from NYU Gallatin, where he studied Modern European Intellectual History and Creative Writing and was chosen as graduation speaker.
American and contemporary literature, literary theory, urban theory, American intellectual history since 1945