Faculty and Staff


Justin Clark

Telephone: 6592 7803
Email: justin.clark@ntu.edu.sg​

Mailing Address
Nanyang Technological University
School of Humanities
48 Nanyang Avenue, HSS-05-13
Singapore 639818



Justin Clark is a cultural historian of the United States in the 19th and early 20th centuries. 

Justin Clark is an Assistant Professor of History at Nanyang Technological University, teaching in the University Scholars Programme and History Department. Prior to joining NTU, Justin Clark lectured at the Pennsylvania State University, National University of Singapore, and Yale-NUS College. He has also worked as a freelance journalist, publishing his essays and reportage in the Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, San Francisco Chronicle, and New York Times, among other publications. He earned a masters degree from Columbia University, and his doctorate from the University of Southern California. 

Future plans

His current book project explores the cultural history of time in the 19th-century U.S.

Selected Publications

  • City of Second Sight: Nineteenth-Century Boston and the Making of American Visual Culture (University of North Carolina Press, 2018)
  • “The Origins of Blind Autobiography in Visionary Antebellum New England,” The New England Quarterly 87, no. 2 (June 2014): 228-51.
  • “Confronting the 'Seeker of Newspaper Notoriety': Pathological Lying, the Public, And the Press, 1890-1920," forthcoming in American Journalism (Spring 2017).