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Name:  Erik S. Gellman  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction



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Gellman lives in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Erik Gellman is a professor in the History and Philosophy Department at Roosevelt University in Chicago. He holds a B.A. from Bates College and Ph.D. in History from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. Gellman specializes in the 19th and 20th Century United States. His research interests include African American and working-class history, social movements, and comparative ethnic and racial studies. He is the author of recent articles in the ''Journal of Southern History and Labor'' and is currently working on two forthcoming books, ''Labor's New Deal Prophets'' and ''Death Blow, Jim Crow!''

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