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A. Roger Ekirch

A. Roger Ekirch

University Distinguished Professor

Virginia Tech

A. Roger Ekirch

A. Roger Ekirch is a prize-winning author of six books and a University Distinguished Professor at Virginia Tech. His writing has been published in 10 languages. Trained in early American history at Dartmouth College (A.B.) and Johns Hopkins University (M.A., Ph.D.), he has also written, to international acclaim, on the history of “segmented sleep,” the dominant form of Western sleep before the late 19th century. His writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Guardian, Harper’s Magazine, Smithsonian Magazine and The Wall Street Journal, for which he is a regular book reviewer. The inaugural Paul Mellon Fellow at Cambridge University, he is a former Guggenheim Fellow and the recipient of four fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities. He serves on the board of editors of Sleep Health: The Journal of the National Sleep Foundation and is a fellow of the Society of American Historians at Columbia University. 

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