Associate Professor of African American History
Year Joined RCNJ: 2005
- B.A., Macalester College
- M.A., University of Iowa
- Ph.D., University of Iowa
- Age of Segregation
- Black Power Years
- Introduction to African American History I
- Introduction to African American History II
- American Foreign Relations in the 20th Century
- Cold War
- Twentieth Century United States Social History
- Introduction to United States History II
- Contemporary Africa
- Social Issues
- History Seminar
- Hip Hop & Society
- Political Legacy of Malcolm X
- African American History
- U.S. Foreign Relations
- U.S. Labor and Social history.
- African American Social and Political Movements
- African Americans and Global Affairs
- Race and Liberalism
- Race and the American Working Class.
- IT’S A HARD ROCK LIFE: GROWING UP WITH CRACK COCAINE AND NEW YORK CITY. (In Progress)
- RACE AGAINST LIBERALISM: BLACK WORKERS AND THE UAW IN DETROIT. Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2008.
- A HISTORY OF THE LABOR MOVEMENT IN THE UNITED STATES. Des Moines, IA: Iowa Federation of Labor-AFL-CIO, 2001.
- STANDING STRONG: A HISTORY OF CEDAR RAPIDS CARPENTERS UNION 308. Iowa City, Iowa: Parker Davis Graphics, 1999.
- “From Fellow Traveler to Friendly Witness: Shelton Tappes and the Politics of Race and Anti-Communism in the United Auto Workers.” In Labor’s Cold War: Local Politics in a Global Context, ed. Shelton Stromquist, Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2008.
- 2012 “Roundtable: David Golland’s Constructing Affirmative Action: The Struggle for Equal Employment Opportunity,” Annual Meeting of the National Association of Ethnic Studies, April 5-7, 2012, New Orleans, Louisiana.
- 2011 “Roundtable: Ethical and Personal Responses to Hurricane Katrina,” 25th Anniversary Celebration of the Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York.
- 2010 “Roundtable: Philip Muehlenbeck, ed., Race, Ethnicity, and the Cold War: A Global Perspective,” Race and Identity in World History Conference, November 11-13, Monmouth University, Monmouth, New Jersey.
- 2009 Chair, “A Common Dilemma: History and Self Image in the Classroom,” Annual Meeting of the Organization of American Historians, March 26-29, 2009, Seattle, Washington.
- 2007 “Separate Lanes: Race, Bowling, and Working-Class Solidarity,” Annual Conference of the Working Class Studies Association, June 14-17, 2007, Macalester College, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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