Department of History

Richard Oestreicher

  • Professor Emeritus

Education & Training

  • PhD, Michigan State University, 1979

Representative 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)

Research Interests

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).