Degree: Ph.D., Columbia (1954).
Field(s) of interest: U.S., Intellectual, Labor, Constitutional.
Research Interests and Professional Activities
The former Managing Editor of Labor History, Professor Cantor is the author of Max Eastman (1970) and The Divided Left: American Radicalism in the Twentieth Century (1978). Among his many edited works are Main Problems in American History (with Quint and Albertson, 1964, 1968, 1972, 1978), Men, Women and Issues (1980, with Quint), Black Labor in America (1970), Hamilton (1971), Biographical Dictionary of American Labor Leaders (1974), Sex, Class and the Women Worker (1977, with Bruce Laurie), American Working Class Culture (1979) and Documents of American History (1988, with Commager). Prof. Cantor retired from the History Department in 2002.