Samuel Mitrani

Sam Mitrani is an Associate Professor of history at the College of DuPage. He is the author of The Rise of the Chicago Police Department: Class and Conflict, 1850-1894 published in 2014 by the University of Illinois Press. He has written on the labor movement and the origins of the state in the late nineteenth century. He is also politically involved, most recently as the campaign manager for Ed Hershey’s Working Class Fight campaign for alderman in Chicago’s 25th Ward.