Daniel J Walkowitz
Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis, History; Director of College Honors, CAS
University of Rochester, Ph.D. 1972
20 Cooper Square, 4th Floor
Field of Study:
Areas of Research/Interest:
U.S. Social and Cultural History, with particular interest in Labor and Urban History
American Historical Association Organization of American Historians National Council on Public History American Studies Association
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.
WORKERS OF THE DONBASS SPEAK: SURVIVAL AND IDENTITY IN THE NEWUKRAINE, with Lewis H. Siegelbaum (SUNY Press, 1995).
WORKING WITH CLASS: SOCIAL WORKERS AND THE POLITICS OF MIDDLE‑CLASS IDENTITY (University of North Carolina Press, 1999).
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.
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