ACADEMICS

  • Bruce Cohen 

    Contact Information
    Office Sullivan 327 C
    508-929-8602
    bcohen@worcester.edu

    Education
    M.A., Rutgers University
    A.B., Rutgers University

  • Courses Taught

    Undergraduate Courses

    • HI 112 US History II, 1877-1945
    • HI 193 History of Child Labor
    • HI 216 US Economic History
    • HI 249 US Labor History
    • HI 353 The Age of Reform, 1877-1920

    Graduate Courses

    • HI 912 Industrial Revolution: Past, Present, Future
    • HI 914 The Gilded Age, 1865-1900
    • HI 915 Populism, Progressivism and Socialism in the US, 1877-1920
    Publications
    Honors and Grants
    “The Chinese of the East: The French-Canadians in Massachusetts, 1870-1920,” The New England Journal of History, Summer 2008.

    “From Norton to Saint-Gobin, 1885-2006: Grinding Labor Down,” Historical Journal of Massachusetts, Summer 2006, 34(2): 90-103.

    “Ethnic Catholicism and Craft Unionism in Worcester, Massachusetts, 1887-1920: A Mixed Story,” Historical Journal of Massachusetts, Summer 2004, 32(2): 138-152.

    ”Lords of Capital and Knights of Labor: Worcester’s Labor History During the Gilded Age,” Historical Journal of Massachusetts, Winter 2001, 28(1): 77-100; with addendum in Summer 2001, 28(2): 220-222.

    “Worcester, Open Shop City: The National Metal Trades Association and the Molder’s Strike of 1918-1920,” Labor in Massachusetts: Selected Essays, edited by Kenneth Fones-Wolf and Martin Kaufman (Westfield, MA: Institute for Massachusetts Studies, Westfield State College) 168-198.