Clifton K. Yearley is Professor of History and Director of Graduate Studies in History at State University of New York at Buffalo. His principal fields are American political economy and comparative urban history. He has taught previously at the Johns Hopkins University, the University of Delaware, the University of Florida, the University of Rome, and the University of Bologna.
Professor Yearley has authored three books, a monograph, and more than thirty articles in national magazines and scholarly journals. He has received numerous fellowships and grants, including a Fulbright lectureship in Italy during 1963-64 and a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship for 1970-71.