Jacob Altman's research focuses on the history of U.S. labor movements. He is currently at work on his dissertation, “Brought Down From the Mountain: Personal and Political Transformations in an Era of Depression and Reform, 1930s-50s.”
Jacob received his B.A. in History from Loras College (2008) and his M.A. in History from the University of Iowa (2010).
Sam Fishman Travel Grant from the Walter Reuther Library at Wayne State University (2014).