Recent American History, especially civil rights, new right and new left
Scholar in Residence, University of Baltimore, 2007
Lyndon B. Johnson Foundation, Grant, 2007
Faculty Recognition Award, 2002
Fulbright Academic Specialist Award, 1993
“The Dream Deferred: The Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Holy Week Uprisings of 1968,” in Baltimore ’68: Riots and Rebirth, ed. by Jessica Elfenbein (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2011).
“1968: A Pivotal Year? Race, Class and the Rise of the New Right in the United States,” in Political and Social Movements during the Sixties and Seventies in the Americas and Europe, ed. by Avital Bloch (Mexico City and Colima: University of Colima Press, 2010).
United States History: Modern America, rev. ed. (Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall, 2010) co-authored by Alan Taylor, Randy Roberts and Emma Lapsansky-Warner and Peter B. Levy.
Civil War on Race Street: The Civil Rights Movement in Cam bridge, Maryland (Gainesville: University of Florida Press, 2002). Awarded Choice Academic Title of the Year.