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The Industrialist and the Mountaineer

The Industrialist and the Mountaineer

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  • Ronald L Lewis
  • West Virginia University Press
  • Paperback
  • 9781943665518
  • 7.9 X 4.9 X 0.7 inches
  • 0.7 pounds
  • History > United States - State & Local - South (AL,AR,FL,GA,KY,LA,MS,NC,SC,TN,VA,WV)
  • English
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The Industrialist and the Mountaineer

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Upon receiving the PhD in 1974, I began my teaching career at the University of Delaware. With a joint appointment in the Black American Studies Program and the Department of History, I was promoted through the ranks to Professor while at the U of D. During my eleven years there, I taught African American history. 

My research focused on the uneasy intersection of race and labor in America. I also became interested in regional studies while at the U of D, and offered a graduate seminar on Appalachian history and culture. When I was hired at WVU in 1985 to teach West Virginia and Appalachian history, the pieces of my second career as a regional historian fell into place. WVU has been good to me and my family, and in retirement we continue to call Morgantown home. 

My professional activities have slowed considerably, but I still occupy myself with several research projects. 

 

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Ph.D. 1974 and M.A. 1971, University of Akron (American History)
B.A. (1966), Ohio University (Political Science and Economics)

 

Source: West Virginia University 

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