Wayne State University
Marc Kruman

Marc Kruman

Professor of History



3089 Faulty Admin Bldg


Marc Kruman

Marc W. Kruman is the founding Director of the Center for the Study of Citizenship and Professor of History at Wayne State University. He has taught American history at Wayne State since 1975. Professor Kruman is the author of two books—Between Authority and Liberty: State Constitution Making in Revolutionary America (1997), and Parties and Politics in North Carolina, 1836-1865 (1983)—and numerous articles. His current research focuses on the development of the interdisciplinary field of citizenship studies and the history of citizenship. He has been awarded an Andrew W. Mellon Faculty Fellowship in the Humanities at Harvard University and a National Endowment for the Humanities Research Fellowship. At Wayne State University, he has received the President's Award for Excellence in Teaching, the Board of Governors Faculty Recognition Award (twice) and a Board of Governors Distinguished Faculty Fellowship.

Area of Expertise

  • Citizenship theory and practice




College of Liberal Arts and Sciences