James Green

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Birthday
4, 1944
Birthplace
Oak Park, IL
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
4, 1944 (age 74)
Birthplace
Oak Park, IL

About

Known for his groundbreaking research on the history of American labor unions and movements, this University of Massachusetts-Boston professor penned such academic and popular publications as The World of the Worker, Taking History to Heart, and Death in the Haymarket.

Before Fame

After earning his bachelor's degree from Northwestern University, he received his doctorate from Yale. Before joining the faculty of the University of Massachusetts-Boston, he taught at Brandeis University and the University of Warwick.

Trivia

He served as a consultant and associate producer on several labor-related documentary films, including director Barbara Kopple's late 1980s project, Out of Darkness: The Mine Workers' Story.

Family Life

He was born and raised in the Chicago suburb of Oak Park, Illinois. Following their 1988 wedding, he and his wife Janet welcomed a son.

Associated With

He worked on the 1968 presidential campaign of Minnesota Democrat Eugene McCarthy.