Samuel Mitrani


Samuel Mitrani

Associate Professor, History

Tel.: (630) 942-3131
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 2626B

Areas of Research Interest:

  • 19th Century United States
  • State Formation
  • History of Chicago

Recent Courses Taught:

  • World War II and the Holocaust
  • Western Civilization since 1600
  • U.S. History to 1865
  • U.S. History since 1865
  • U.S. History since 1945

Current Projects:

  • Finishing manuscript on the origins of the Chicago Police Department

Selected Publications, Presentations, Performances, Books:

  • Discipline and Disorder: The Rise of the Chicago Police Department, forthcoming, University of Illinois Press *"Reforming Repression: Labor, Anarchy, and Reform in the Shaping of the Chicago Police Department,: Labor, 2009


  • PhD, History, University of Illinois at Chicago