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History educator

Stephen Harlan Norwood, American history educator. Recipient Oklahoma Foundation for Humanities award, 1993; Columbia University President's fellow, 1976-1977; grantee National Endowment of the Humanities, 1985, University Oklahoma Research Council, 1988, 89, 90, 91, 93, 94, 96, 97; University Oklahoma Junior Faculty Summer Research fellow, 1988, 89, 90; research grantee University of Oklahoma College of Arts and Sciences, 1997, 98.


Norwood, Stephen Harlan was born on January 20, 1951 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Bernard and Janet (Lippe) Norwood.


Bachelor, Tufts University, 1972. Master of Arts in History, Columbia University, 1975. Master of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1978.

Doctor of Philosophy in History, Columbia University, 1984.


Adjunct Professor, Manhattan College and Queens College, New York City, 1984; instructor, Memphis State University, 1984-1987; assistant professor, U. Oklahoma, Norman, 1987-1991; associate professor, U. Oklahoma, Norman, since 1991. Consultant in field for District of Columbia Heath and Company and Houghton Mifflin Company.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Labor's Flaming Youth: Telephone Operators and Worker Militancy, 1878-1923, 1990 (Herbert G. Gutman award 1991). Contributor articles and book reviews to Journal Social History, New England Quarterly, Labor History, Revs. In American History, Journal of the West, Journal Women's History, Journal Southern History, others.


Member American History Association, Organisation American Historians, Southern History Association.


Married Eunice Gay Pollack, June 21, 1975.

Bernard Norwood

Janet (Lippe) Norwood

Eunice Gay Pollack