Dr. Max Felker-Kantor is an American historian who specializes in the post-World War II era, urban history, race and ethnicity, social movements, and politics. He received his PhD from the University of Southern California in 2014. He currently teaches American and African American history at Ball State University.
His primary area of interest has been in twentieth century United States history with a focus on policing, race, politics, urban history, and social movements. His articles and book chapters have been published in the Journal of Urban History, Journal of Civil and Human Rights, Black and Brown Los Angeles: A Contemporary Reader, the Pacific Historical Review, and the Casden Annual Review.
Dr. Feker-Kantor's book, Policing Los Angeles: Race, Resistance, and the Rise of the LAPD will be published in the Justice, Power, and Politics series at the University of North Carolina Press in the fall of 2018.