36 Yelping Hill Road
West Cornwall, Conn. 06796
- Humanities Scholar-in-Residence, Connecticut Public Television and
- Radio, a position supported by the Connecticut Humanities Council
- Writer, Connecticut Public Television documentaries African Americans in Connecticut, The Roots of Roe, Schools in Black and White, Rust Valley, and Brass City Music, etc.
- Consultant for Connecticut Public Television documentaries The Suburbs, Colt’s Empire, Puerto Rican Passages, As We Tell Our Stories, Between Boston and New York, and General Assembly, etc.
- Writer, independent video documentaries Global Village or Global Pillage?, The Amistad Revolt, Dance on the Wind, and Electronic Road Film
- Producer, writer, and host for more than 80 programs in the Connecticut Public Radio series Remembering Connecticut
- Writer for exhibit traveling with the Freedom Schooner Amistad
- Presenter, New Hampshire Humanities Council “Calling Ourselves Home” project
- Consultant, Waterbury Traditional Music Festival
- Consultant, “As We Tell Our Stories,” permanent exhibit, American Indian Archeological Institute
- Consultant, “Garment Workers of New Haven” history project, Greater New Haven Labor History Association
- Activist-in-Residence, The Havens Center, University of Wisconsin
- Presenter, “Brass Valley Explorations,” Mattatuck Museum teacher institute
- Advisory Council, Advocacy Institute Fellowship Program
- Visiting Lecturer and Visiting Fellow, Yale University
- Co-Producer, Connecticut Public Television documentary “Brass City Music”
- Consultant, “The History of the Connecticut Legislature,” movie and exhibit prepared by the Connecticut Humanities Council
- Consultant, “Exploring Connecticut: Life, Lore and Art in the Nutmeg State” program of the Connecticut State Department on Aging
- Regular feature on American Labor for Z Magazine
- Fulbright Research Scholar, University of Duneden, New Zealand
- Director, Connecticut Humanities Council funded project “The Folk Music of Waterbury, Connecticut:
Ethnic Heritage and their Transformations”
- Writer and co-producer, 13-part Brass City Music radio series, broadcast on Connecticut Public Radio
- Initiator, National Endowment for the Arts-funded Waterbury Traditional Music Festival
- 1982-1985 Principal Investigator, National Endowment or the Humanities funded project “The Labor History of Waterbury, Connecticut, 1920-1980”
- Historian/Writer, Connecticut Public Radio series “Elements of Connecticut’s History”
- Historian/Writer, “Brass Roots,” permanent historical exhibit at Mattatuck Museum
- Consultant, “An Oral History of Clockmaking in Central Connecticut,” Thomaston Public Library
- Consultant, “Industrial Exhibit Project,” Connecticut State Library/State Museum
- Historical Coordinator, National Endowment for the Humanities funded
- Brass Workers History Project
- Co-Producer, feature documentary Brass Valley
- Consultant, “The Connecticut Worker and a Half Century of Technological Change,” University of Connecticut, Department of History
- Consultant, Connecticut Labor History Project, Connecticut State Labor Council, AFL-CIO
- Consultant, “Waterbury Industrial History Project,” Mattatuck Museum “Oral History Techniques” course, co-sponsored by Fairfield University, University of Bridgeport, and the Bridgeport Public Library
- Institute for Labor Education and Research, New York
- Visiting Lecturer and Visiting Fellow, Trumbull College, Yale University
- Visiting Lecturer and Visiting Fellow, Ezra Stiles College, Yale University
- Free-lance writer
- Associate Fellow, Institute for Policy Studies, Washington, D.C.
- Urban staff, Council of Churches of Greater Washington, D.C.
- Friends Committee on National Legislation, Washington, D.C.
- Staff Assistant, Rep. Robert Kastenmeier
- Staff, National Conference for New Politics; Editor, Inter/Change
- Free-lance research and writing for Sen. George McGovern, Rep. William Fitts Ryan,
I.F. Stone, Robert Yoakum, Andrew Kopkind, etc.
1963-5 Reed College, Portland, Oregon
1965-8 Institute for Policy Studies, Washington D.C.
1972-3 Cambridge-Goddard Graduate School, Cambridge Mass.
1973-5 Union Graduate School, Yellow Springs, Ohio
1975 Received Ph.D., Union Graduate School
1995 Screenplay writing course with Terry Southern
- Connecticut Humanities Council 2000 Wilber Cross Humanities Scholar of the Year Award
- Two Emmy Awards
- Edgar Dale Screenwriting Award