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Sam Redman

Sam Redman

Sam Redman is an Assistant Professor, Department of History, at the University of Massachusetts. He specializes in 19th and 20th century U.S. history with a focus on culture and ideas. His first book, Bone Rooms: From Scientific Racism to Human Prehistory in Museums was published in 2016 by Harvard University Press. He is the author of Historical Research in Archives: A Practical Guide, a pamphlet published by the American Historical Association and distributed by Oxford University Press. He is the organizer of the UMass Oral History Lab. Before arriving at UMass, Redman worked as an oral historian at the University of California, Berkeley where he completed dozens of interviews on a wide variety of subjects. He served as lead interviewer for the Rosie the Riveter / World War II Home Front Oral History Project, the San Francisco – Oakland Bay Bridge Oral History Project, and Japanese American Confinement Sites Oral History Project.

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