Norwood, Stephen H. 1951- (Stephen Norwood, Stephen Harlan Norwood)

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Norwood, Stephen H. 1951- (Stephen Norwood, Stephen Harlan Norwood)


Born January 20, 1951, in Washington, DC; son of Bernard (an economist) and Janet Lippe (an economist) Norwood; married Eunice G. Pollack, June 21, 1975. Ethnicity: "Jewish." Education: Tufts University, B.A., 1972; Columbia University, M.A., 1975, M. Phil., 1978, Ph.D., 1984.


Home—Oklahoma City, OK. Office—Department of History, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73118. E-mail—[email protected]


Memphis State University, Memphis, TN, instructor, 1984-87; University of Oklahoma, Norman, assistant professor, 1987-91, associate professor, 1991-2002, professor of history, 2002—. Adjunct professor, Queens College of the City University of New York and Manhattan College, both 1984; presenter at scholarly conferences.


North American Society for Sport History, American Historical Association, Organization of American Historians, Association for Jewish Studies, Society for American Baseball Research, Professional Football Researchers Association.


Grant from National Endowment for the Humanities, 1985; Herbert G. Gutman Award, 1991, for Labor's Flaming Youth: Telephone Operators Militancy, 1878-1923; Macmillan Award, Society for American Baseball Research, 2000.


Labor's Flaming Youth: Telephone Operators Militancy, 1878-1923, University of Illinois Press (Urbana, IL), 1990.

Strikebreaking and Intimidation: Mercenaries and Masculinity in Twentieth-Century America, University of North Carolina Press (Chapel Hill, NC), 2002.

Real Football: Conversations on America's Game, University Press of Mississippi (Jackson, MI), 2004.

(Editor, with wife, Eunice G. Pollack) Encyclopedia of American Jewish History, American Bibliographical Center-Clio Press (Santa Barbara, CA), 2007.

Contributor to encyclopedias and other reference books. Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals, including American Jewish History, Journal of Sport History, Labor's Heritage, Journal of Southern History, Journal of Women's History, Labor History, Journal of Social History, New England Quarterly, Studies in Contemporary Jewry, and Labour History News Service.