Michael Pierce Gives Brown Bag Lecture This Wednesday
Michael Pierce, associate professor of history at the University of Arkansas, gives this Wednesday’s Brown Bag Lecture on “The Making of Walmart America: The Rise and Fall of New Deal Liberalism in Arkansas, 1941-1992.”
Michael Pierce is associate professor of history at the University of Arkansas. He is the author of “Striking with the Ballot: Ohio Labor and the Populist Party” (2010). His essays have appeared in Labor History, Agricultural History, and various edited volumes. Pierce received his A.B. from Kenyon College and a Ph.D. from Ohio State University.
His current research looks at race and the labor movement in postwar Arkansas, with a particular emphasis on Little Rock’s Central High crisis.