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Cindy Hahamovitch

Chair and Class of '38 Professor, History

Office : Blair 331
Email : [[cxhaha]]
Phone : 757-221-6285
Webpage : {{}}
Regional Areas of Research : Latin America and the Caribbean, United States
Thematic Areas of Research : African American, American South, Borders and Borderlands, Comparative and Transnational, Diaspora and Migration, Social and Labor


Cindy Hahamovitch is the author of No Man’s Land: Jamaican Guestworkers in America and the Global History of Deportable Labor ( Princeton University Press in 2011), which won the Merle Curti Award for the best book in social history, the James A. Rawley Award for the best book in race relations, and the Taft Labor History Book Award. Her first book, The Fruits of Their Labor: Atlantic Coast Farmworkers and the Making of Migrant Poverty, 1870-1945, was published by UNC Press in 1997. Born in Montreal, Canada, she received her BA from Rollins College and her Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. She teaches 19th and 20th century US history, including courses on labor and immigration. She is reviews editor for Labor: Studies in Working-class History of the Americas, and the past president of the Southern Labor Studies Association.