Dr. Ellen Noonan

Director of Teaching American History Programs/Media Producer, American Social History Project, The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Research Interests

History education; digital media; public history; African-American social and cultural history


Approaches to Public History (NYU, spring 2011)

Selected Print and Multimedia Publications

The Strange Career of Porgy and Bess (University of North Carolina Press, 2012)

Executive Producer, HERB: Social History for Every Classroom (herb.ashp.cuny.edu)

Supervising Editor, Who Built America: Working People and the Nation’s Economy, Politics, Culture, and Society, 3rd edition (Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2007)

Co-editor, “The Uses of the Folk” thematic issue, Radical History Review 84 (Fall 2002).

Entries on Porgy and Porgy and Bess in Encyclopedia of the Harlem Renaissance(Routledge, 2004).

Review of Seneca Village (http://projects.ilt.columbia.edu/seneca/start.html) in Journal of Multimedia History.

Review of Uncle Tom’s Cabin and American Culture (http://jefferson.village.virginia.edu/utc/) in Journal of American History 88 (December 2001).

With Karl Hagstrom Miller and John Spencer, The Hard Hat Riots of 1970

At American Social History Project:

The Lost Museum: Exploring Antebellum American Life and Culture

History Matters: The U.S. Survey on the Web

The September 11 Digital Archive

HERB: Social History for Every Classroom

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