Dr. Michael Topp
Associate Professor of History
Michael Topp specializes in racial and ethnic history, working-class history, and the history of social movements in the United States. He is the author of Those Without a Country: The Political Culture of Italian American Syndicalists [University of Minnesota, 2001] and The Sacco and Vanzetti Case: A Brief History with Documents [Bedford/ St. Martin's Press, 2004], as well as numerous essays on the Italian American Left, masculinity and nationalism, immigrant historiography and its relevance to the border and racial and ethnic identity in the United States. He received an NEH summer stipend in 1994 which he used to work on his first monograph. His next project is going to be a history of cultural identity and mental illness in the United States.
- American Immigration, Ethnicity, Labor
Liberal Arts 315