Dennis Halpin

Dennis Halpin

Dennis Halpin

Assistant Professor

Office

404 Major Williams Hall
220 Stanger St.
Blacksburg, VA 24061  

Phone

540-231-5670

Email

dphalpin@vt.edu

Department Membership

History

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Expertise

  • 19th and 20th Century US Social History
  • Race, Class and Gender in the Urban World

Education

  • Ph.D. Rutgers University
  • M.A. University of South Florida
  • B.A. University of South Florida

Research Interests

    Awards and Honors

    2011-2012 Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Dissertation Completion Fellowship, Rutgers University

    2010 Graduate Fellow, Rutgers Center for Historical Analysis

    2009 Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Summer Research Grant, Rutgers University

    Selected Publications

    Articles

    • “‘The Struggle For Land and Liberty’: Segregation, Violence and African-American Resistance 1898-1918” Forthcoming in The Journal of Urban History, Date TBD
    • “‘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.
    • “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.
    • “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.

    Additional Information

    Current Research: Reforming Charm City: Grassroots Activism, Politics, and the Making of Modern Baltimore, 1877-1920