Author Peter Chesney

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Peter Chesney has a Ph.D. in history from UCLA. While a student, he participated in the undercommons and wrote housing and transportation policy as a consultant with the Luskin Center for History and Policy. His Hundley-winning dissertation was called “Drive Time: A Sensory History of Car Cultures from 1945 to 1990 in Los Angeles.” He has written essays and reviews for LARB, Critical Planning, California History, and Southern California Quarterly.