Old Main, Room 311
September 1-May 31
Weekdays 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
June 1-August 31
Tuesdays 8 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Dewitt Wallace Library, 302
Professor Peter Rachleff conducts research in U.S. labor, immigration and African American history. He teaches courses in these areas, as well as theme-focused courses between the Civil War and World War II. Rachleff has tied much of his teaching and service to interdisciplinary programs, such as Urban Studies, African American Studies, Comparative North American Studies, and Women's and Gender Studies. Active in the community around Macalester, from the Minnesota Historical Society to the labor movement, he is a frequent sponsor of internships and student research projects.
- "On the Ground" with the South African Labor Movement
- An Injury to One
- Globalization and Union Democracy: A Comparison of the Hormel Strike of 1985-1986 (USA) and the Volkswagen Strike of 2000 (South Africa)
- “Whiteness”: Its Place in the Historiography of Race and Class in the United States
- Lynching and Racial Violence: Histories and Legacies Report from a Conference
- "They Say Give Back, We Say Fight Back": The Legacy of the Hormel Strike, Fifteen Years Later
- No Human Being is Illegal
- In Defense of Public-Sector Unions
- Struggle Against Racist Sports Nicknames Gives Labor Movement Opportunity to Discover Its Own History - and Find a Path Forward