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Max Felker-Kantor

Max Felker-Kantor received his PhD in history from the University of Southern California in 2014. He currently teaches at Marian University in Indianapolis. His research focuses on politics, policing, and social movements in Los Angeles. He is revising a book manuscript entitled Battle for the Streets: Policing, Politics, and Power in Los Angeles. This project explores how policing, crime policy, and anti-police activism in Los Angeles from the Watts uprising to the 1992 Los Angeles Rebellion redefined the meaning of citizenship and contributed to the rise of mass incarceration. His articles and book chapters have been published in the Journal of Urban History, Journal of Civil and Human Rights, the Pacific Historical Review, and the Black and Brown Los Angeles: A Contemporary Reader.