Jeffrey Powell is a social historian and Ph. D. candidate at Wayne State University.
He has taught Early American, Modern American, and Modern European history at both Wayne State University and Oakland University. His dissertation research is focused on how patriotic commemorations during the American centennial worked to reshape the nation’s historic memory. In addition to his teaching and research, Powell is a certified archival administrator and was one of the archivists who processed the Mike Gold and Mike Folsom papers at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. His latest publications appear in The Emergence of Modern America 1900-1928: The Encyclopedia of American History, Vol.7.