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Paul Lawrie
Associate Professor

Department:
History

Fields:
  • History
  • Race
  • Urban Geography
  • United States
Areas of Expertise:
  • American History
  • Cities
  • Culture
  • Labor Relations
  • Politics
  • Race
Languages Spoken:
  • English
Available To:
  • Appear on radio or TV
  • Appear as a public speaker
  • Provide comment to media
  • Discuss research with industry, government, and others
About:

Dr. Paul Lawrie is an Associate Professor of History at The University of Winnipeg whose research examines issues of race, labor, urbanism and time in modern America. He earned his PhD at the University of Toronto in 2011.

His work has been published in Canadian Review of American Studies, Oxford Disability Handbook, Disability Histories and Truth in the Public Sphere. His first book Forging a Laboring Race: The African American Worker in the Progressive Imagination, examines evolutionary science and industrial management in early 20th century America. His current project The Color of Hours: Temporal Cultures of Race in Post Industrial America examines the ways in which time mediated racial difference in the American city from the time-work management of the factory floor to the vagrancy statues of the streets.


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Unraveling race and time

UWinnipeg's Dr.Paul Lawrie launches his book 'Forging a Laboring Race: The African American Worker in the Progressive Imagination' (NYU Press,...

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UWinnipeg’s Assistant Professor earns prize

Dr. Paul Lawrie earns the prestigious 2014 Ernest Redekop prize for 'best article in the Canadian Review of American Studies'.