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Todd Robinson

Assistant Professor
Department(s): History
Office: WRI-A 306
Mail Code: 5020
Phone: 702-895-3809
Email: todd.robinson@unlv.edu


Todd E. Robinson is an Assistant Professor at UNLV. He received a dual B.A. in History and American Studies from American University, MM from Cambridge College, M.A. from the University of Massachusetts, and a Ph.D. in History from the University of Michigan. He offers undergraduate and graduate courses in African American History, urban and suburban history, race and sports, and social movements.

Dr. Robinson recently completed his dissertation titled "A City Within a City: The Social and Economic Construction of Segregated Space in Grand Rapids, Michigan 1945-1975," which examines the dialectic of metropolitan stratification during the era of civil rights in Grand Rapids. He is currently revising the dissertation for publication.

Expert Areas

  • African American History
  • Urban and Suburban History
  • History of Race and Sports
  • Twentieth-Century Social Movements