Chair, Associate Professor of History
PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Dr. Slonecker teaches American social and cultural history, including courses on the history of American women, African Americans, social movements, and Native Americans. In addition, he teaches a seminar on historical methods and an interdisciplinary honors course on pacifism. He is a member of the American Historical Association's Tuning Project.
Dr. Slonecker's research focuses on American social movements sine 1945. In 2012, he published A New Dawn for the New Left: Liberation News Service, Montague Farm, and the Long Sixties (Palgrave Macmillan), and he has published articles on the civil rights and student movements, women's and gay liberation, and the counterculture in The Sixties, the Journal of Social History, and the North Carolina Historical Review. His current research focuses on the intersection of the women's liberation movement, the New Left, and the underground press in the Pacific Northwest and on the anarchist social critic, Paul Goodman.