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Dr. Eric Reed

Dr. Eric Reed

Assoc. Professor of History

Office:  219 Cherry Hall
Phone:  745-5732


POP 201: Introduction to Popular Culture Studies

HIS 340: Western Popular Culture since 1450

HIS 391: History of Sport


My research explores the intersection of business and culture in twentieth-century France. I am currently working on a commercial and cultural history of the Tour de France bicycle race. I use the event to analyze the evolution of commercialized mass culture in modern France and as a case study in relations between Paris and French provincial towns during the 20th century.

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