Marcus Allen

  • Assistant Professor, History


PhD, History, Morgan State University, 2013

Courses Taught

  • HIST 151 - American History: 1607-1877 

Teaching Interests

  • African American History
  • Black World Studies
  • History of Capitalism
  • Contemporary World History
  • American History 

Research Interests

  • History of Capitalism
  • History of Labor
  • Urban History
  • African American History 

Related Activities

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship in African American History, Case Western Reserve University, 2021-2023
  • National Humanities Center, Fellow, 2020-2021 

Selected Publications

Allen, Marcus. “The Black Dollar in Nineteenth Century Baltimore.” Essays in Economics & Business History, Special Issue, Spring 2023, “submitted and forthcoming.” 
Deference as Money:  Black Capitalism in Nineteenth Century Baltimore, book manuscript, “under review.”