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Clayton Trutor

ph.d. candidate

E-mail: trutor@bc.edu


Education:

BA, MA, University of Vermont


Research Interests:

Modern U.S. cultural, religious, and political history


Papers Presented:

  • “‘Loserville’: Atlanta, Professional Sports, and Its Quest for Major League City Status, 1965-1976,” The NINE Spring Training Conference on Baseball History and   Culture, Tempe, AZ, March 14, 2014. 
  • “Cleveland: ‘The Kardiac City’ in the Age of Professional Sports Franchise Free Agency, 1967-1980,” The Urban History Association Conference, Columbia University, New York, NY, October 28, 2012.
  • “Comeback City: The Rise, Fall, and Rebirth of Cleveland in the Age of Professional Sports Franchise Free Agency, 1945-1996,” Policy History Conference, Richmond, VA, June 8, 2012.
  • “‘Man Efficiency’: The YMCA and Muscular Christianity in Rural New England, 1880-1920,” The New England Historical Association, Endicott College, Beverly, Massachusetts, October 25, 2008. 
  • "Pitching From the Shoulders Up: Spitball Pitching in the Negro Leagues," Society of American Baseball Researchers-Boston Opening Day Meeting on March 26, 2008.


Publications:

  • “1974: Détente Before the Storm,” The SABR History of the Baseball Winter Meetings, Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 2013.
  •  “2001: All Quiet on the Charles,” The SABR History of the Baseball Winter Meetings, Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 2013.
  •  “Review of The Great Industrial War: Framing Class Conflict in the Media, 1865-1950 by Troy Rondinone,” Labour/Le Travail, Fall 2012.
  • "Miles Davis," Icons of Black America, Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2011.
  • "Ella Fitzgerald," Icons of Black America, Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2011.
  • "Aretha Franklin," Icons of Black America, Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2011.
  • "Marvin Gaye," Icons of Black America, Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2011.
  • "Billie Holiday," Icons of Black America, Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2011.
  • "Quincy Jones," Icons of Black America, Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2011.
  • "Joe Louis," Icons of Black America, Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2011.
  • "Tiger Woods," Icons of Black America, Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2011.
  • "Motown Records," Icons of Black America, Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2011.
  • "Stevie Wonder," Icons of Black America, Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2011.