Kevin Starr

Kevin Starr had a BA from the University of San Francisco, and an M.A. and a Ph.D. from Harvard University. Additionally, he had a Master of Library Science from UC Berkeley and served as both the City Librarian of San Francisco and the State Librarian for California. He was a Professor History at the University of Southern California, where he directed the Institute for Advanced Catholic Studies. Starr's many articles and books, including his Americans and the California Dream series, earned him multiple fellowships, awards, and honorary degrees.