Associate Professor of American History and the College
Affiliated Faculty, Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture
PhD 1998 Yale University
Social Science Research Building, room 204A – Office
(773) 702-3282 – Office telephone
(773) 702-7550 – Fax
The University of Chicago
Department of History
1126 E. 59th Street, Mailbox 102
Chicago, IL 60637
Modern US history; African American history; urban history; comparative racial politics; cultural economy
Selling the Race: Culture and Community in Black Chicago, 1940–1955. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2007.
- C-Span2 BookTV Discussion [video, 22 minutes]
Coeditor Charles Payne. Time Longer than Rope: Studies in African American Activism, 1850–1950. New York: New York University Press, 2003.