Steven A Reich
Cleveland Hall, Room 307
office phone: 540-568-6063
James Madison University
History Dept MSC 2001
Harrisonburg VA 22807
Professor of history
Fields and specialties
American labor history, African American history
Labor history, African American history, Southern history
Black labor in America
African Americans at Work: A History.
& Littlefield (African American history series), 2013
“The Great Migration and the Literary Imagination.” Journal of
the Historical Society 9, no. 1 (March 2009).
“The Great War, Black Workers, and the Rise and Fall of the NAACP in
the South,” in The Black Worker: Race, Labor, and Civil Rights
since Emancipation ed. Eric Arnesen. University of Illinois
Encyclopedia of the Great Black Migration,
ed. Greenwood Press, 2006.
“Soldiers of Democracy: Black Texans and the Fight for Citizenship,
1917-1921,” Journal of American History 82, no. 4 (1996)
Winner of the Louis Pelzer Memorial Award
Chair, Department of History Personnel Advisory Committee