Professor Stein teaches courses in African American and twentieth century United States history. She is on the editorial board of International Labor and Working-Class History, and has received fellowships from the NEH and ACLS. As well publishing in scholarly journals, she has written for the New York Times, Nation, Philadelphia Inquirer, Village Voice, In These Times and Dissent, where she blogs. She was the Nicholay V. Sivachev Distinguished Professor in United States History at Moscow State University in Spring, 2006 and taught at Hitotsubashi University in Tokyo, Japan, in 2001. She was elected to the Society of American Historians.
B.A. Vassar College
Ph.D., Yale University
The United States since 1945
African American History
The World of Marcus Garvey: Race and Class in Modern Society (1986). Selected as an ACLS Humanities E-Book, 2004
Running Steel, Running America: Race, Economic Policy, and the Decline of American Liberalism (1998)
Pivotal Decade: How the United States Traded Factories for Finance in the 1970s. Winner of Labor History best book prize 2011