Rogers Talks on Progressive State Movement for Health (March 14)

Speaker: Donald W. Rogers

“Taming Our ‘Industrial Juggernaut’: America’s Forgotten Progressive State Movement for Industrial Safety and Health”

Monday, March 14, 4:00 p.m.
University of Connecticut Law School, Hartford
*Chase Hall 110

Author of: Making Capitalism Safe Work Safety and Health Regulation in America, 1880-1940,University of Illinois Press, 2009. This broad historical appraisal focuses especially on the emergence of innovative state policies in Wisconsin, as well as California, Ohio, New York, Illinois and Alabama. Rogers, an Adjunct Lecturer in History, teaches at Central Connecticut State University and at Housatonic Community College.

Comments by: Timothy F. Morse. Current Chair of the American Public Health Association’s Section of Occupational Health and Safety is a Professor in the Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine at the University of Connecticut Health Center

*For map and directions, including parking areas. Park in all lots, except those near Hosmer and Starr Hall!

Co-Sponsors:
Connecticut Coordinating Committee for the Promotion of History
The Insurance Law Center, Univ. of Connecticut Law School
The Dept. of Human Development & Family Studies, UConn/Storrs

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