Jonathan D. Cohen
Jonathan will perform on stage at Joe’s Pub in our September 19, 2023 edition of Seriously Entertaining, speaking on the evening’s theme, “Fortune Favors.”
Jonathan D. Cohen is a program officer at the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. He is the co-editor of All In: The Spread of Gambling in Twentieth-Century United States and Long Walk Home: Reflections on Bruce Springsteen. He received his PhD in history from the University of Virginia and his BA from McGill University. His most recent book is For a Dollar and a Dream: State Lotteries in Modern America.
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