William Issel

Professor Emeritus of History
Area of expertise: 

Modern U.S. urban history

Religion and politics in U.S. history

Civil liberties and civil rights in U.S. history

San Francisco history

William Issel studies the history of the U.S. since 1900 and is an expert on the role of ethnicity, race, religion, and politics in American cities, particularly the city of San Francisco.
Highest Degree: 
Ph.D., American Civilization, University of Pennsylvania
Office Phone: 
(415) 338-2250