PhD, University of Rochester (1977)
BS, Northwestern University (1963)
American labor, public, community, Wisconsin.
Current projects – company towns in Wisconsin; historiographical essay on small cities; barter and commodity exchange efforts in early Depression era Milwaukee.
American labor history, history of Wisconsin, local history research methods, approaches to history, oral history, public history, the 1950s.
Hist 192 – Freshman seminar on the 1950s
Hist 293 – Seminar on Historical Method: Theory and Approach
Hist 440 – History of the American Working Classes
Hist 451 – History of Wisconsin
Hist 714 – Oral History
Hist 715 – Research Methods in Local History
Co-coordinator, Public History Specialization; editor, Milwaukee History (published by Milwaukee County Historical Society); board member, Milwaukee County Historical Society.