Fred Siegel

Scholar in Residence

St. Francis College in Brooklyn

Senior Fellow

The Manhattan Institute

Fred Siegel is the author of The Revolt Against the Masses, which rewrites the history of American liberalism. His previous book, The Prince of the City: Giuliani, New York and the Genius of American Life (2005 received the cover review in the NY Times Book Review.  Siegel’s 1995 book The Future Once Happened Here: New York, D.C., L.A. and the Fate of America’s Big Cities was named by Peter Jennings as one of the 100 most important books about the United States in the 20th century.  Siegel has been a fellow at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, has taught at the Sorbonne, and is a former Senior Fellow at the Progressive Policy Institute in Washington. A professor at The Cooper Union for Science and Art from 1983-2009, he is currently both a scholar in residence at St. Francis College in Brooklyn and a senior fellow at The Manhattan Institute.