Elizabeth Ricketts

  • Elizabeth RickettsAssistant Professor

    Assistant Chairperson


    • PhD, Emory University (1996)

    Academic Interests

    • 20th Century American History
    • Working Class
    • African-American Women


    Elizabeth Ricketts' primary work involves the study of radical politics in the Western Pennsylvania coalfields. She is currently working on a book about 19th-century work in America, a project that she is co-authoring with Gary Bailey, professor of history emeritus. Ricketts also serves as the assistant chairperson of the department.

    Spring 2020 Courses

    • HIST 346: Recent US History
    • HNRC 201: Honors Core

    Fall 2021 Courses

    • HIST 196: Explorations in US History
    • HNRC 102: Honors Core