Mark Ellis is the Vice Dean (Academic) of the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences (HaSS) at the University of Strathclyde, where he has responsibility for the management and enhancement of learning and teaching across the Faculty’s undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. This is his second term as Vice Dean, having previously held the position in the old Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences, before it merged with the Law School and the Faculty of Education to create the new HaSS Faculty.
He teaches American History and researches US race relations in in the first quarter of the 20th Century. His books include Race, War, & Surveillance (2001), on African Americans and the United States government during World War I, and Race Harmony and Black Progress (2013), on southern interracial cooperation between 1910 and 1930. His current research is on rural racial violence and black economic progress during the 1920s.
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