Michael B. Reagan is an historian and lecturer at the University of Washington’s Robinson Center for Young Scholars and adjunct faculty at Seattle College. He is the author of Intersectional Class Struggle: Theory and Practice, (AK Press & IAS, 2021), and his writing has appeared in Spectre, Truthout, Counterpunch, Perspectives, Found SF, and the South Seattle Emerald.

Reagan teaches U.S. history and labor studies with an emphasis on racial capitalism and intersectionality. In addition to teaching, he speaks regularly with academic, civic, and movement audiences. He is a member of the Coalition of Higher Ed. Workers, Labor for Black Lives, and the American Federation of Teachers, local 1789.

Reagan holds a doctorate from the University of Washington (2017) and BA with highest honors from the University of California at Berkeley (2006). His dissertation, “Capital City: New York in Fiscal Crisis,” explored the ways culture and finance were fused in the advent of neoliberal austerity in New York in the 1970s. His current book project explores the relationship of culture and austerity.

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