Professor of History
Mackinac Hall D-1-138
Fields: U.S. Social and Cultural; American masculinities
Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University, 1990
M.A., University of California at Davis, 1985
B.A., University of California at Berkeley, 1979
Steve Tripp teaches courses in American social and cultural history and American masculinities. He also teaches Writing History (HST 200) and History Research Methods (HST 290) on a fairly regular basis.
Tripp is the author of Yankee Town, Southern City: Race and Class Relations in Civil War Lynchburg (New York University Press, 1996) and Ty Cobb, Baseball, and American Manhood (Rowman and Littlefield, 2016). He is currently exploring the world of the “Forgotten Man,” the down and out men who became symbols of the Great Depression.