Jamie J Wilson

Professional Details

Title: Professor
Office: SB-110E
Phone: 978-542-7420
Email: jamie.wilson@salemstate.edu

Spring Courses

Cat. # Term Course # Title
1249 01 HST107 The United States in World History
1267 01 HST345 African Americans in the Jazz Age 1919-1941
3208 02 HST107 The United States in World History
3209 03 HST107 The United States in World History

Professional Interests

Twentieth Century African American Urban History,African American Religious History and Identities,Twentieth Century United States Social History

Selected Publications


The Black Panther Party of Connecticut. New Haven: Amistad Committee, Inc, 2014.

The Civil Rights Movement. Santa Barbara: Greenwood Press, 2013.

Building a Healthy Black Harlem: Health Politics in Harlem, New York, During the Jazz Age and the Great Depression. Amherst, New York: Cambria Press, 2009.

Book Chapters

"African Americans in the Jazz Age," in The Jazz Age: People and Perspectives, ed. Mitchell Newton-Matza. Santa Barbara, California: ABC-CLIO, 2009, 1-16.

with Erik Wakin, "Sunset Park: How Sweet it is!" In Big Onion Guide to Brooklyn. New York: New York University Press, 2005, 217-243.


“Come Down off the Cross and Get Under the Crescent”: The Newspaper Columns of Elijah Muhammad and Malcolm X,” Biography, volume 36, no. 4 (Summer 2013): 494-506.

"Community Well Being and the Criminalization of Magico-Religious Workers in Harlem, New York, during the 1920s." International Social Science Review, volume 82, no. 1 and 2 (Spring and Summer 2007), 20-38.

"Faculty Reflections/Faculty Goals: On Research and Teaching" Past and Present: Newsletter of the Salem State College History Department, volume 10, no. 2 (Spring 2007), 3.

"Cultural Background and Historical Objectivity." Aspect: A Publication from the School of Arts and Sciences, Salem State College, March 2007, 9.

"Individual and Organizational Responses to Health Conditions in Harlem, New York, During the Interwar Period." Afro-Americans in New York Life and History, volume 31, no. 1 (January 2007), 43-63.

"Black Awakenings: Student Protest at Delaware State College, 1968." Negro History Bulletin, volume 62, no. 1 (January-March 1999), 20-30.