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Troy Rondinone is a Professor of History at Southern Connecticut State University. Troy received his Ph.D. in History at UCLA, and his areas of scholarly interest include cultural, working-class, economic, and radical history. He has published pieces in American Quarterly, The Journal of American Studies, The Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era, Connecticut History, Lovecraftean Proceedings, and Labor Studies. He has written chapters in the Oxford Bibliographies in Latino Studies and the Cambridge Companion to Boxing, and he has an ongoing blog at Psychology Today. His books include The Great Industrial War: Framing Class Conflict in America, 1865-1950 (Rutgers University Press, 2010), Friday Night Fighter: Gaspar “Indio” Ortega and the Golden Age of Television Boxing (University of Illinois Press, 2013), and Nightmare Factories: The Asylum in the American Imagination (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2019).


  • –present
    Professor, Southern Connecticut State University


    Southern Connecticut State University, History