Kathleen Mapes has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 2000.
Professor Mapes is a scholar of U.S. labor history.
Office Hours (Spring 2020)
Ph.D., University of Illinois
Sweet Tyranny: Migrant Labor, Industrial Agriculture, and Imperial Politics
More About Me
Labor and Immigration
Awards and Honors
Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching
Richard L. Wentworth/Illinois Award in American History, 2010 for Sweet Tyranny
HIST 250: S/U/Work & Workers in America
This course will explore the history of work, workers, and workers' movements in America from the era of the Colonial Era to the present, with special attention to the unique aspects of race, ethnicity, and gender that shaped the American working class.
HUMN 221: W/H/Western Humanities II
A search for moral, social, and political alternatives and meaning embodied in the institutions, culture, and literature of Western Civilization from 1600 to the present. The course is factual as well as conceptual, including a narrative history of the period covered.