328The Modern Civil Rights Movement, 1933-1968
Afro-American History Professor Reed's research projects focus principally on the impact of race and class ideologies on black social reform during the first half of the twentieth century. Dr. Reed is the author of Not Alms But Opportunity: The Urban League and the Politics of Racial Uplift, 1910-1950, (UNC Chapel Hill Press, 2008) and is co-author of Renewing Black Intellectual History: The Ideological and Material Foundations of Black American Thought (Paradigm Publishers, 2009 hardcover, 2010 paperback). Dr. Reed is currently engaged in research for two books: Why Liberals Separate Race from Class (Verso) and New Deal Civil Rights: Class Consciousness and the Quest for Racial Equality, 1933-1948. Dr. Reed has received numerous grants and fellowships including the prestigious Kluge Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Library of Congress (Summer 2010 and Summer 2011) in support of New Deal Civil Rights.