Daniel McClure

Assistant Professor
 Mitchell Hall 214A


PhD, University of Massachusetts-Amherst

Research Interests

Continuity and discontinuity in social movements; class, ideology, gender and generational striations within black communities; grassroots activism, institutions and forms of civic engagement; public intellectuals and the development of black public spheres in historical context.

Teaching Interests

20th century African American history; social movements; cultural history; black women; public intellectuals and engaged scholarship; individual and collective identity in community formations; grassroots activism and structural inequalities in historical context; race in the Americas.

Selected Publications

McClure, D. (2012, October (4th Quarter/Autumn)). “Brokering Culture: Elma Lewis, Cultural Politics, and Community Building in Postwar Boston,”. University of Illinois Press, 6(2), 55-73.
McClure, D. (2009). Review of "Black on the Block: The Politics of Race and Class in the City" by Mary E. Pattillo. The Journal of African American History, 94(4), 600-602. Association for the Study of African American Life and History, Inc.