Dr. Carl Suddler

Ph.D., Indiana University
Assistant Professor

Areas of Expertise

  • African-American history
  • Twentieth-century U.S. history
  • Criminal justice

Email: csuddler@fau.edu
Office Phone: (561) 297-2527

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Carl Suddler is an assistant professor of African American history in the Department of History at Florida Atlantic University. As a scholar of African American history whose research interests lie at the intersections of youth, race, and crime, Suddler’s work is committed to develop better understanding of the consequences of inequity in the United States. He is the author of Presumed Criminal: Black Youth and the Justice System in Postwar New York (New York University Press, 2019) and a contributing writer for The Conversation and Bleacher Report on topics related to African American history, twentieth-century U.S. history, urban history, histories of crime and punishment, the carceral state, sport history, and histories of childhood and youth.



Undergraduate Courses

  • History of African Diaspora
  • African-American History to 1877
  • African American History since 1877
  • U.S. History since 1877
  • American Sports History
  • The Civil Rights Movement


Graduate Courses

  • Readings in  U.S. History:  Mass Incarceration in the United States from the Early Republic to the New Jim Crow


Curriculum Vitae (Available upon request)