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Norman F. Cantor is Emeritus Professor of History, Sociology, and Comparative Literature at New York University. — biography from In the Wake of the Plague: The Black Death and the World It Made
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Norman Frank Cantor was a historian who specialized in the medieval period. He received his bachelor's degree at the University of Manitoba and his master's degree from Princeton. He spent a year at Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar, and then earned his doctorate from Princeton in 1957. After teaching at Princeton, Prof. Cantor moved to Columbia University from 1960 to 1966; Brandeis University until 1970; SUNY Binghamton until 1976; and the University of Illinois at Chicago for two years. He went on to New York University, where he was professor of history, sociology and comparative literature. After a brief stint as Fulbright Professor at Tel Aviv University, he began to devote himself writing full-time.
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