Steve Leikin

Steve Leikin
Lecturer
Phone: 
(415) 335-0350
Building: Science
Room Number: 221
Office Hours: 
Tuesday: 1:00 pm-2:00 pm
Thursday: 1:00 pm-2:00 pm

Biography

Education

  • Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley, 1992
  • M.A. University of California, Berkeley, 1986
  • B.A. City College of the City University of New York, September 1981
  • Summa Cum Laude

Teaching Experience

  • Lecturer. Department of History. San Francisco State University. 1998-Present
  • Lecturer. Department of History. University of California, Berkeley. Summer 1996-2005
  • Lecturer. Department of History. Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA. Summer 1996.
  • Visiting Assistant Professor. Department of History. University of Texas, Arlington. 1995-96.
  • Lecturer. Department of History. California State Polytechnic University. Summer 1994-95.
  • Adjunct Professor. Department of History. Southwest State University, MN. Spring 1995.
  • Lecturer. Department of History. University of California at Los Angeles. Fall 1994.
  • Visiting Assistant Professor. Department of History. University of Idaho, Moscow. 1991-92.
  • Adjunct Instructor. University of San Francisco. Fall 1990.
  • Graduate Student Instructor. U.C. Berkeley. Senior Seminar and Section Instructor, 1986-89.

Courses Taught

  • U.S. History Survey, 1607-1865
  • U.S. History Survey, 1865 to Present (U.C. American Cultures)
  • History of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era
  • U.S. History 1916-1945
  • Civil War and Reconstruction
  • History of Labor in the United States
  • Society and Politics in American History
  • Racial and Ethnic Relations in the United States to 1890
  • Racial and Ethnic Relations in the United State from 1890 to Present
  • U.S. Social History from the Civil War (U.C. American Cultures)
  • U.S. Social History to 1865
  • The Forging of America (U.C. American Cultures)
  • History of the American Working Class (Seminar)
  • Social History of Labor and Capital (Senior thesis seminar)
  • California History
  • Class and Consensus in Nineteenth Century U.S. Historiography (Seminar)
  • Comparative American Frontiers (U.S., Argentina, Brazil)
  • America and the Far Right in the Twentieth Century (Seminar)

 

Publications

  • "Review of Governor James Rolph and the Great Depression in California", California History.
  • The Practical Utopians: American Workers and the Cooperative Movement in the Gilded Age. Wayne State University Press, January 2005.
  • The Sovereigns of Industry.” Entry in Encyclopedia of U.S. Labor and Working Class History. Routledge, 2006.
  • “Cooperation.” Entry in Encyclopedia of U.S. Labor and Working Class History. Routledge, 2006.
  • “The Cooperative Coopers of Minneapolis.” Minnesota History, December 2001.
  • Biographical Sketch of Lawrence Dennis. American National Biography. Oxford University Press, 1999.
  • "The Citizen Producer: The Rise and Fall of Working Class Cooperatives in the United States." In Consumers Against Capitalism? Consumer Cooperation in Europe, North America and Japan, 1840-1990.Edited by Ellen Furlough and Carl Strikwerda. Rowman and Littlefield, 1999.
  • Assistant Editor. The Salmon P. Chase Papers. Volume 1: Journals, 1829-1872. The Kent State University Press, 1993.
  • Assistant Editor. The Salmon P. Chase Papers. Volume 2: Correspondence, 1823-1857. The Kent State University Press. 1995.