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Ruth Glasser

UCS Assistant Professor in Residence

Contact

ruth.glasser@uconn.edu
(203)236-9921

Office Location

Waterbury Campus
Room 211

Mailing Address

University of Connecticut
99 East Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702

Office Hours

Please contact Edith Barrett at edith.barrett@uconn.edu for advising or program questions.

Ruth Glasser was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. Worked as a VISTA volunteer in North Carolina in 1979-1980. Has worked on a variety of academic and community-based endeavors including books, curriculum projects, oral history projects, and exhibits. Publications include My Music is My Flag: Puerto Rican Musicians and Their New York Communities, 1917-1940 (University of California Press, 1995), Aquí Me Quedo: Puerto Ricans in Connecticut (Connecticut Humanities Council, 1997), Aquí Me Quedo K-12 Curriculum Guide (Mattatuck Museum, 1999), [as co-editor] Caribbean Connections: Dominican Republic (Teaching for Change, 2004).

Education: B.A., Comparative Literature, University of Wisconsin, 1983. M.A., American Studies, Yale University, 1986. Ph.D., American Studies, Yale University, 1991

Specialization

U.S. ethnic and latino history, oral history, urban history, public history, service learning

Curriculum Vitae (PDF)