Jamie J Wilson

Professional Details

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

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.