About the Author
Seymour Leventman teaches sociology at Boston College in Massachusetts. He received his doctorate in sociology at the University of Minnesota and formerly taught at the University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania State University, and Bryn Mawr College. His interest areas include race and ethnicity, marginality, American Studies, and the social history of ideas. His book publications include "Children of the Gilded Ghetto", "The Power of Negative Thinking", and "Strangers at Home", a study of Vietnam veterans' homecoming.