U.S. 20th Century

Martin Luther King, Jr. and Robert Kennedy

Twentieth-century United States history is one of the Department’s most extensive fields, with scholarship on such topics as the modern African diaspora; urban and suburban development; carceral institutions; drug controversies; LGBTQA studies; modern conservatism; coeducation in institutions of higher education; labor; and national security politics. Faculty members are affiliated with African American Studies, American Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Urban Studies, and the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.

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