Thomas Dublin is professor of history at the State University of New York at Binghamton. Among his publications are the award-winning Women at Work;Transforming Women’s Work: New England Lives in the Industrial Revolution; and Immigrant Voices: New Lives in America,1773–1986. Dublin received his B.A. in chemistry from Harvard College and his Ph.D. in American history from Columbia University. He has recently co-authored a study of deindustrialization in the anthracite region of Pennsylvania, The Face of Decline: The Anthracite Region of Pennsylvia in the Twentieth Century.