History

Steve Tripp - D-1-138 MAK, (616) 331-3432, tripps@gvsu.edu

Professor of History

Fields: U.S. Social and Cultural; History of American Manhood

Degrees: BA, University of California at Berkeley, 1979
MA, University of California at Davis, 1985
Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University, 1990

Steve's area of expertise is American social and cultural history.  He is the author of Yankee Town, Southern City: Race and Class Relations in Civil War Lynchburg (New York University Press, 1996).  He is currently completing a monograph on Ty Cobb, baseball, and manhood.  Many of Steve's current teaching assignments largely reflect on his research interests. 

Steve teaches courses in the popular culture of the early 20th century, American sports history, and the history of American manhood. 

For more information, please see Prof. Tripp's Curriculum Vitae for his academic pursuits. Those interested in his nonacademic life can find him on Facebook.

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