James Green

JGreen_288x330_grayJames Green is a historian and the author of six books on American labor and radical movements, including “Death in the Haymarket: A Story of Chicago, the First Labor Movement and the Bombing that Divided Gilded Age America”.

He received his BA from Northwestern University in 1966 and his PhD in History from Yale University in 1972 where he studied with C. Vann Woodward. He has taught at Brandeis and Warwick universities, served as Fulbright Senior Lecturer at the University of Genoa and as Professor of History and Labor Studies at the University of Massachusetts Boston from 1977 to 2014. He has lectured at the Harvard Trade Union Program since 1987 and he is currently a Distinguished Lecturer for the Organization of American Historians and a member of the editorial board for the OAH