Affiliation: University of Birmingham,
Teaching Fellow in US History
Lorenzo Costaguta is Teaching Fellow in U.S. History at the University of Birmingham (UK). His research focuses on ideas of race and class in the American socialist movement. He received his PhD from the University of Nottingham, a MSc in Political Theory from LSE and a MA in History from the University of Torino. His first peer reviewed article on transnational socialist racial thought is forthcoming with the Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era in March 2019. In 2018 he edited the collection Working-Class Nationalism and Internationalism until 1945: Essays in Global Labour History (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2018). His research was funded by the Eccles Centre for American Studies (British Library), the Economic History Society, the Labor and Working Class History Association and the University of Nottingham. He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a member of the editorial board of USAbroad: Journal of American History and Politics. He is a coordinator of the AISNA Graduate Forum since 2014.
Areas of interest
US History, Race and Ethnicity, Whiteness Studies, Labor and Working Class History