Historian and Teacher




  • "'I had gone in there thinking I was going to be a cultural worker': Richard Durham, Oscar Brown, Jr. and the United Packinghouse Workers Association in Chicago, 1949-1955," Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society (Fall 2016): 259-299.
  • “Margaret T.G. Burroughs and Black Public History in Cold War Chicago,” The Black Scholar: Journal of Black Studies and Research 41:3 (Fall 2011): 26-42.
  • “Reframing Black Internationalism and Civil Rights during the Cold War,” co-authored with John J. Munro, Journal of American Studies of Turkey 29 (Spring 2009): 63-79.
  • “Filling the Gap: Intergenerational Black Radicalism and the Popular Front Ideals of Freedomways Magazine, 1961-1965,” Afro-Americans in New York Life & History 31:1 (January 2007): 7-42.
  • “That’s a hell of a dialectic, man”: Jack O’Dell’s working-class affinities and the influence of Left-wing radicals in the civil rights movement,” in Jack O’Dell: The Urgency of Now. Ed. Michael Zweig (State University of New York, Department of Economics, Stony Brook: 2005), 12-20.