20th Century U.S. History
Office: HSSB 3239 Hours:
Advisor: Nelson Lichtenstein
I study twentieth century U.S. labor and political history. My dissertation examines how interracial working-class mobilization shaped the rise (and fall) of the liberal wing of the Republican Party.
- A New Deal-ized Republican Party: Labor, Civil Rights, and the Remaking of American Liberalism, 1935-1973
- US History, 1929-1959
- Labor Internship and Research Seminar
Selected Conference Presentations
- "Productivity, Prices, and Politics: The 1959 Steel Strike Reconsidered,” Labor and Working Class History Association conference, Washington, D.C., May 28, 2015.
- “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.