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Dr. Jack Reid (he/his)

  • Learning Center Specialist
  • Academic Skills Center


PhD, History: Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff (2016)

MA, History: Southern Illinois University, Carbondale (2010)

BA, History / Art / Museum Studies: Southern Illinois University, Carbondale (2007)

Published Research

Roadside Americans: The Rise and Fall of Hitchhiking in a Changing Nation (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2020)

  • Distinctions:
    • NPR’s 2020 Book Concierge; Smithsonian Magazine’s “Ten Best Books about Travel in 2020”

“I wanted to get up and move’: The Arizona Lumber Industry and the Great Migration,” Forest History Today (Spring/Fall 2016): 4-13.

“The Great Migration in Northern Arizona: Southern Blacks Move to Flagstaff, 1940-1960,” The Journal of Arizona History (Winter 2014): 469-498.

  • Winner:
    • Theodore C. Blegen Award, Forest History Society

“The Search for Historically Under-Represented Persons or Groups in the Grand Canyon Region,” Report of Findings and Research Design, commissioned by Grand Canyon National Park (2016)

Professional Memberships

Wisconsin College Learning Center Association (WCLCA)