Max  Felker-Kantor

Max Felker-Kantor

Visiting Assistant Professor


Room:BB 232

Max Felker-Kantor teaches courses in twentieth century American and African American history with a focus on race, politics, and social movements. He is particularly interested in the policies and institutions of urban law enforcement and criminal justice systems since World War II. His articles and book chapters have been published in the Journal of Urban History, Journal of Civil and Human Rights, Boom California, Black and Brown Los Angeles: A Contemporary Reader, the Pacific Historical Review, and the Casden Annual Review.  Policing Los Angeles: Race, Resistance, and the Rise of the LAPD, Felker-Kantor’s first book, will be available from the University of North Carolina Press this November.


PhD in History
University of Southern California

Prior Employment

DePauw University