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20th Century U.S. History
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Advisor: Nelson Lichtenstein
I study twentieth century U.S. labor and political history. My dissertation examines how working-class political mobilization during the New Deal shaped the emergence of a liberal wing of the Republican Party.
- History 17C: The American People (World War I to the present)
- History 17B: The American People (Sectional Crises through Progressivism)
- History 17A: The American People (Colonial through Jacksonian Era)
- History 5: History of the Present
- "The Little People’s Century: Industrial Pluralism, Economic Development, and Liberal Republicanism in California, 1942-1946”
Journal of American History (forthcoming)
- “A ‘New Dealized’ Grand Old Party: The Emergence of Liberal Republicanism in Minneapolis, 1937-1939”
Labor: Studies in Working-Class History of the Americas, 11: 2 (Summer 2014).
- “Capital Flight and Civil Rights: The Republican Idea of a National Economy During the Eisenhower Administration,” Policy History Conference, Columbus, June 5, 2014.
- “Planning For Peace: Republican Economic Development and the Intellectual Roots of Postwar American Capitalism,” Society for U.S. Intellectual History conference, UC-Irvine, Nov. 3, 2013.
- “Labor and Liberal Republicanism: Making a Moderate Opposition to the New Deal Order,” Labor and Working Class History Association conference, New York, June 3-6, 2013.
- “Racial Modernization: California Civil Rights and Republican Economic Development During and After World War Two,” Southern Labor Studies Association conference, New Orleans, March 3, 2013.
- “The Contested Terrain of Liberalism: Labor and the Rise of Liberal Republicanism in Minneapolis, 1937-1938,” presented at the Organization of American Historians Conference, Milwaukee, WI, April 20, 2012.