Roger D. Simon

Lehigh University History - Roger D. Simon

First Name: 

Roger

Middle Name: 

D.

Last Name: 

Simon

Full Title: 

Professor

Email: 

Education: 

PHD, Wisconsin, Madison, 1971

Interests: 

Social, Urban

Address: 

Maginnes 347

Phone: 

610-758-3368

Profile: 

Professor Simon is an urban and social historian, focusing on the impact of industrialization and the urbanization process. He is particularly interested in organized labor and in Philadelphia and New York. He is the author of a monograph on ethnicity and neighborhood-formation in Milwaukee, The City-Building Process, and co-author of a study of the urban adjustment of Italians, Poles, and African-Americans in Pittsburgh, Lives of Their Own.  His most recent book is Philadelphia: a Brief History.