To Ethicize is to Organize: The Evolution of the Faith in Human Progress in the Ethical Movement, 1896-1924

Advisors: Rebecca A. Kobrin (Columbia), David Stevenson (LSE)

The dissertation analyzes the emergence and evolution of the Ethical Culture movement amidst currents of secularism and left-liberalism of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century in the United States and United Kingdom, and the fate the movement suffered after the First World War.

"Dr. Felix Adler, Chairman, National Child Labor Committee" (c. 1913) by Lewis Wickes Hine. Source: Library of Congress, Public domain.