James Strassmaier

Professional Credentials:

  • Ph.D. in history, Loyola University, Chicago
  • Oral Historian, Oregon Historical Society, 1986-2001
  • Chair, Oregon Labor Oral History Project, 2008-present

Personal Statement:

  • I subscribe to the Oral History Association’s “Principles and Best Practices.” My emphasis in helping guide an oral history is on the complete life story.

Areas of Specialization:

  • Oral History

Professional Associations:

  • Oral History Association
  • Northwest Oral History Association
  • Pacific Northwest Labor History Association (President 1991-1993; Newsletter editor 1989-1991)
  • Oregon Labor Oral History Project

Selected Projects & Publications:

  • “Production in Oral History–Second Thoughts,” NOHA Newsletter (Fall 1997).
  • “The Place of Biography in Oral History,” NOHA Newsletter (Fall 1998, Spring 1999).

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