Department of History
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Dennis Halpin is an assistant professor and associate chair for the department of history at Virginia Tech.
- U.S. Social History in the 19th and 20th Centuries
- Race, Class, and Gender in the Urban World
- African American, Race, Gender, Labor, Urban
- Ph.D., Rutgers University
- M.A., University of South Florida
- B.A., University of South Florida
- Co-Winner of the Joseph L. Arnold Award for Outstanding Writing on Baltimore’s History, Baltimore City Historical Society, 2015
- Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Dissertation Completion Fellowship, Rutgers University, 2011-2012
- Graduate Fellow, Rutgers Center for Historical Analysis, 2010
- Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Summer Research Grant, Rutgers University, 2009
A Brotherhood of Liberty: Black Reconstruction and Its Legacies in Baltimore, 1865-1920. University of Pennsylvania Press, July 2019.
“‘The Struggle For Land and Liberty’: Segregation, Violence and African-American Resistance 1898-1918.” The Journal of Urban History, Volume 44 Issue 4, July 2018.
“‘For My Race Against All Political Parties’: Building a Radical African-American Activist Foundation in Baltimore, 1870s-1885.” Maryland Historical Magazine, Spring/Summer 2016, Volume 1: 86-107.
“‘Manufacturing Criminals’: The Historical Root of Baltimore’s Racialized Criminal Justice System,” Perspectives on History, July 2015.
“Unrealized Dreams and Oddball Schemes: A Failed Community and Tourist Traps in Northwestern Florida: Review of Floridale: The Rise and Fall of a Florida Boom Community by Brian R. Rucker and Florida’s Miracle Strip: From Redneck Riviera to Emerald Coast by Tim Hollis.” Gulf South Historical Review, Spring 2006.
“‘Race Riot,’ ‘Midnight Melee,’ and Other ‘Crimes’ Reconsidered: African-American Soldiers’ Protests in 1898 Tampa” Gulf South Historical Review, Spring 2005, Volume 20, No. 2: 37-62.
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