University of Pittsburgh

Faculty

Richard Oestreicher

Associate Professor
PhD, Michigan State University (1979)

University of Pittsburgh
Department of History
3910 Posvar Hall
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
412-648-7469
dick@pitt.edu

Curriculum Vitae

Field(s)

U.S. Social and Working-Class History
U.S. Popular Culture


Teaching

19th- and 20th-Century U.S. Workers
U.S. Survey
20th-Century U.S. Popular Culture
Comparative Labor History
Race and Class in U.S. Political History


Selected Publications

“Urban Working-Class Political Behavior and Theories of American Electoral Politics, 1870–1940,” Journal of American History (1988)

Solidarity and Fragmentation: Working People and Class Consciousness in Detroit 1875–1900 (Illinois, 1986)

 

Honors/Awards

ACLS Fellowship (1981)
OAH Binkley-Stephenson Award (1989)

 

Project(s)

Making America: Working-Class Formation and U.S. Political and Cultural Development, 1780–1860 (tentative title, book in progress); Class and American Politics, 1830–present (tentative title, volume of essays in progress).