Judith Stein is Professor of History at the Graduate Center and City College of the City University of New York. Stein has also taught at Hitotsubashi University in Tokyo, Japan. A specialist in twentieth century United States, she has written books in African-American and labor history and political economy. Her keys books are The World of Marcus Garvey: Race and Class in Modern Society (1986) and Running Steel, Running American: Race, Economic Policy, and the Decline of Liberalism (1998). She is under contract to write a book, tentatively titled, The Death of the New Deal: the United States in the 1970s. In addition to many scholarly articles and reviews, she has written for the New York Times, the Nation, the Village Voice, and Dissent. She is an editor of International Class and Working Class History and has been a consultant for numerous films, publishers, and journals.
Stein will hold the Nicholay Sivachev chair in United States history at Moscow State University in the Spring, 2006