Daniel J Walkowitz

Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis, History; Director of College Honors, CAS

University of Rochester, Ph.D. 1972

Office Address: 

20 Cooper Square, 4th Floor

Phone: 

212.998.8091

Field of Study: 

United States

Areas of Research/Interest: 

U.S. Social and Cultural History, with particular interest in Labor and Urban History

External Affiliations:

American Historical Association Organization of American Historians National Council on Public History American Studies Association

Fellowships/Honors:

Mellon Fellow, University of Pennsylvania, 1978-79 (declined) National Endowment for the Humanities, Media Division, 1976, 1977, 1980 National Council for Soviet and East European Research, 1989, 1990. Stanford Humanities Center, Affiliate Fellow, 2001-02.

Selected Works:

Books:

WalkowitzWorkerCity.jpgWORKERCITY, COMPANY TOWN: IRON AND COTTON WORKER PROTEST IN TROY ANDCO­HOES, N.Y., 1855‑1884 (Illinois, 1978)






WalkowitzDonbassSpeak.jpgWORKERS OF THE DONBASS SPEAK: SURVIVAL AND IDENTITY IN THE  NEWUKRAINE, with Lewis H. Siegelbaum (SUNY Press, 1995).






WalkowitzClass.jpgWORKING WITH CLASS: SOCIAL WORKERS AND THE POLITICS OF MIDDLE‑CLASS IDENTITY (University of North Carolina Press, 1999).






WalkowitzCityFolk.jpgCITY FOLK: ENGLISH COUNTRY DANCE AND THE POLITICS OF THE FOLK IN MODERN AMERICA (NYU Press, 2010).






Edited Volumes:

WORKERS IN THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION: RECENT STUDIES OF LABOR IN THE UNITED STATES AND EUROPE, co‑edited with Peter N. Stearns, with an Introduction by the editors (Transaction Press, 1974)

WORKING‑CLASSAMERICA: ESSAYS IN LABOR, COMMUNITY AND SOCIETY, co‑edited with Michael Frisch, with an Introduction by the editors (Illinois, 1983)

MEMORY AND THE IMPACT OF POLITICAL TRANSFORMATIONS IN PUBLIC SPACES, co-edited book, with Lisa Knauer, with an Introduction by the editors, Duke UniversityPress, 2004

General Editor (with Barbara Weinstein) RADICAL PERSPECTIVES, a Radical History Review book series, Duke University Press.

Media:

Writer, Director and Producer (with Barbara Abrash), "Perestroika From Below,"52‑minute video for Channel 4, England.  August 1990; WNET‑TV,New York, Sept. 1991.

Writer and Producer (with Gerald Herman), "Public History Today," 33‑minute video for the National Council for Public History. September 1990.

Project Director, "The Molders of Troy," 90‑Minute Docu­drama based on my book, WORKERCITY, COMPANY TOWN.  Aired nationally on PBS, June 1980. NEH‑funded


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