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Frank Stricker, Ph.D.

Title: Professor Emeritus, History

Department: History

Office: SCC 120-A
Phone Extension: x3468
Email Username: fstricker

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Selected Presentations

  • "Staying Poor in the Clinton Boom: Welfare Reform and the Nearby Labor Force," paper delivered August 18, 2002, Chicago, at conference on "Rediscovering The Other America : A National Forum on Poverty and Inequality."
  • Paper presentation: "Staying Poor in the Clinton Boom: Welfare Reform and the Hidden Labor Force," Working Out West Conference, Portland , Oregon , May 3, 2001.
  • Chair and Commentator for panel, “Strikes in Comparative Perspective,” Twenty-Sixth Meeting of the Southwest Labor Studies Association, CSU-Long Beach, May 6, 2000.
  • Paper presentation: "Right-Wing Ideas and the Public Debate about Poverty," Twenty-fifth Meeting of the Southwest Labor Studies Association, San Francisco, April 30-May 1, 1999.
  • "Fighting about the Poor: An American War of Ideas, 1978-1988," presented to Los Angeles Social History Research Seminar, April 15, 1999.
  • Presentation: "American Poverty and Policy in the 1970s: Politics and the Labor Market," European Social Science History Conference, Amsterdam, March 5-March 7, 1998.
  • Presentation: "More Work and More Poverty: The U.S. in the 1970s," Twenty-third Annual Meeting of the Southwest Labor Studies Association, May 2, 1997, CSUDH.
  • Presentation: "The Underside of the 1950s: Poverty in War and Peace," Twentieth Annual Meeting of the Southwest Labor Studies Association, April 29, 1994, University of California, Santa Cruz.
  • Chair and Presenter, "Capra's Films and the Depression Working Class," Seventeenth Annual Meeting of the Southwest Labor Studies Association, March, 1991, University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA.
  • Chair and Commentator, “Coalition to Save General Motors-Van Nuys,” American History Association-Pacific Coast Branch, San Francisco, August 10-13, 1988.
  • Los Angeles and the Great Depression: Cooperatives and Upton Sinclair’s EPIC Campaign,” (1976). Slide show, written and produced with the New American Movement.

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