James R Barrett

1977 …2018
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304A Gregory Hall

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Research Output 1977 2018

Gatekeepers and "Americanizers": Irish Americans and the Creation of a Multicultural Labor Movement in the United States, 1880s-1920s

Barrett, J. R., Apr 2018, Frontiers of Labor: Comparative Histories of the United States and Australia. Patmore, G. & Stromquist, S. (eds.). Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, (The Working Class in American History).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

What Went Wrong? The Communist Party, the US, and the Comintern

Barrett, J. R., Apr 3 2018, In : American Communist History. 17, 2, p. 176-184

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Affordable Higher Education

Barrett, J. R., Feb 2017, The University of Illinois: Engine of Innovation. Hoxie, F. E. (ed.). Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, p. 87-91

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Ethnic Groups
Working Class

Review: T. B. Neary's Crossing Parish Boundaries: Race, Sports, and Catholic Youth in Chicago, 1914–1954

Barrett, J. R., Dec 1 2017, In : Journal of American History. 104, 3, p. 800-801

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

Activities 2006 2017

  • 5 Invited talk
  • 1 Editorial activity

Journal of American Ethnic History (Journal)

James R Barrett (Editorial board member)
2006 → …

Activity: Editorial work typesEditorial activity

The Communist Party of the United States: What Went Wrong?

James R Barrett (Speaker)
Oct 2015

Activity: Talk typesInvited talk

The Working-Class Subjective

James R Barrett (Speaker)
Apr 2017

Activity: Talk typesInvited talk

Honors & Recognition

Carlton C. Qualey Memorial Article Award

James R Barrett (Recipient) & David R. Roediger (Recipient), 2006