Victoria Wolcott

PhD

Victoria Wolcott

Victoria Wolcott

PhD

Victoria Wolcott

PhD

Interests

U.S., African American history; gender/sexuality; social/cultural history; urban history; the emergence of experimental interracial communities in mid-20th century America

Contact Information

560 Park Hall

Buffalo NY, 14260

Phone: (716) 645-8411

vwwolcot@buffalo.edu

I research and write about gender and race in twentieth century American cities.

Education

  • PhD, University of Michigan, 1995

Books

  • "Race, Riots, and Roller Coasters: The Struggle Over Segregated Recreation in America" – U of Pennsylvania P, 2012
  • "Remaking Respectability: African-American Women in Interwar Detroit" – U of North Carolina P, 2001

Selected Publications

  • “Recreation and Race in the Postwar City: Buffalo’s 1956 Crystal Beach Riot” – Journal of American History
  • “The Culture of the Informal Economy: Numbers Runners in Inter-War Black Detroit” – Radical History Review