Elizabeth Ricketts

  • ERickettsAssistant Professor

    Chairperson (Spring 2020)

    • Office: 304-O Humanities and Social Sciences Building
    • Phone: 724-357-2513
    • Email: ricketts@iup.edu


    • PhD, Emory University (1996)

    Academic Interests

    • 20th Century American History
    • Working Class
    • African-American Women


    Elizabeth Ricketts' primary work involves the study of radical politics in the Western Pennsylvania coalfields. She is currently working on a book about 19th-century work in America, a project that she is co-authoring with Gary Bailey, professor of history emeritus.

    Ricketts also serves as the assistant chairperson of the department.

    Spring 2020 Courses

    • HIST 495 - Topics in US History

    Fall 2020 Courses

    • HIST 196 - Explorations in US History
    • HNRC 201 - Honors Core