Dylan Gottlieb works on the history of cities and capitalism in twentieth-century America. His dissertation, “Yuppies: Young Urban Professionals and the Making of Postindustrial New York,” reveals how an influx of highly-educated workers—young urban professionals, or “yuppies”—transformed New York City, fostered new forms of work, leisure, and politics, and, ultimately, helped to produce America’s current age of inequality.
Dylan graduated from Vassar College in 2008. In 2013, he received an M.A. in History from Temple University. In 2015, he received an M.A. in History from Princeton. His work has been published in the Journal of American History, Journal of Urban History, Gastronomica, Public Seminar, and Utne Reader, among other outlets.
In 2019-2020, Dylan will be completing his dissertation as a National Fellow at the University of Virginia's Jefferson Scholars Foundation.