Heather Ann Thompson

Heather Ann Thompson is Associate Professor of History in the Department of African American Studies and Department of History at Temple University . Her first book, "Whose Detroit? Politics, Labor and Race in a Modern American City" (Cornell University Press, 2001) explored the social and political activism that played out in the streets and workplaces of the Motor City during the tumultuous 1960s and 1970s. Currently she is completing a history of the Attica prison uprising of 1971 and its...See more