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Robert McGreevey

Associate Professor of HistoryMcGreevey_Photo

Modern United States, US and the World

Brandeis University (PhD, 2008)

Phone: 609-771-2129
Email: mcgreeve@tcnj.edu
Office: Social Sciences 208

 

Robert McGreevey holds a BA in history from Swarthmore College and an MA and PhD from Brandeis University. A specialist in the political, social, and cultural history of the United States from 1877-1945, he teaches courses on the Gilded Age and Progressive Era, America in the Twentieth Century and the history of the U.S. in the World. His research focuses on the intersection of foreign policy and migration in the twentieth century and has been supported by the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations, the Immigration and Ethnic History Society, and the Organization of American Historians. He is currently completing a book manuscript entitled Borderline Citizens: The United States, Puerto Rico, and the Politics of Colonial Law and Migration, 1898-1948. He is also co-authoring a textbook entitled Global America, which explores the twentieth-century history of the United States in the global arena. His articles, book chapters, and reviews have been published in the Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era, the Journal of American History, the Journal of American Ethnic History, and the Blackwell Companion series.

 

Book Projects:

  • Borderline Citizens: The United States, Puerto Rico, and the Politics of Colonial Law and Migration, 1898-1948, (book manuscript, under review)
  • Global America (co-authored textbook manuscript, under review)

Select Articles:

  • “Empire and Migration: Coastwise Shipping, National Status, and the Legal Origins of Puerto Rican Migration to the United States,” (The Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era, October 2012)
  • “Origins of the United Nations,” in the Blackwell Companion to Harry S. Truman, Blackwell Publishing, Malden, MA, (book chapter, 2012)
  • “Review of Puerto Rican Citizen: History and Political Identity in Twentieth-Century New York City,” Journal of American History, Organization of American Historians, Bloomington, IN, (forthcoming)
  • “Review of The Blood of Government: Race, Empire, the United States, and the Philippines,” Journal of American Ethnic History, University of Illinois Press, Winter 2008 (27:2)
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