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Dr. Andrew B. Arnold

Dr. Andrew B. ArnoldDepartment Professor & Chair
Lytle Hall Rm 115


  • B.A. Hampshire College
  • M.A., Ph.D. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


  • Labor History
  • Constitutional History
  • Pennsylvania History

Courses Taught

  • HIS 120: History of Pennsylvania
  • HIS 205: Selected Topics in History Honors Linking UK and US History
  • HIS 247: Work and Workers in American History
  • HIS 310: Constitutional History of the US 
  • HIS 372: Selected Topics in History: Coal & Railroads 
  • HIS 372: Selected Topics in History: History of the Bill of Rights

Selected Publications

  • Andrew B. Arnold, "Fueling the Gilded Age: Railroads, Miners, and Disorder in Pennsylvania Coal Country" (New York: New York University Press, 2014).
  • Andrew B. Arnold, "A Pocket Guide to the Constitution" (New York: Pearson, 2010).
  • Andrew B. Arnold, "We Shall be Part! The Power of Workers and Communities: South, Midwest, Northeast," Journal of Labor History (May 2007).
  • Andrew B. Arnold, "The Anthracite Strike of 1902," Encyclopedia of U.S. Labor and Working Class History (New York: Routledge, 2006).


History Club's Professor of the Year 2004
Recipient of the May 2010 APSCUF KU Inspirational Professor Award.
Recipient of the 2015 Chambliss Faculty Research Award.