Prof. Thomas R. HeinrichThomas R. Heinrich

Associate Professor
American business and industrial history

Email: Thomas.Heinrich@baruch.cuny.edu
Phone: (646) 312-4320
Location: 5-253

title biography banner

 


Thomas Heinrich is chair of the Department of History and specializes in business and naval history. His book publications include Warship Builders: An Industrial History of U.S. Naval Shipbuilding, 1922-1945 (Annapolis, MD, forthcoming Nov. 2020) and A Concise American History (Oxford, UK, 2020), co-written with David Brown, Simon Middleton, and Vivien Miller. Born and raised in Germany, Heinrich received his BA equivalent in European social history from the University of Bielefeld, his MA in US social history from SUNY Buffalo, and his PhD in US business and labor history from the University of Pennsylvania. His teaching and research interests are industrial and technology history, World War II, naval history, and the cold war.

Courses:

HIS 1005: Modern American History

HIS 3390: Naval Battles and Society: A Global History

HIS 3410: History of American Business Enterprise

HIS 3430: World War II: A Global History

HIS 3445: History of the Cold War

 

Books:

Thomas Heinrich, Warship Builders: An Industrial History of U.S. Naval Shipbuilding, 1922-1945 (Annapolis, MD: U.S. Naval Institute Press, forthcoming Nov. 2020)

Warship Builders: An Industrial History of U.S. Naval Shipbuilding, 1922-1945 (Annapolis, MD:U.S. Naval Institute Press, forthcoming Nov. 2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

David Brown, Thomas Heinrich, Simon Middleton, and Vivien Miller, A Concise American History (Oxford, UK, 2020)

David Brown, Thomas Heinrich, Simon Middleton, and Vivien Miller, A Concise American History (Oxford, UK, 2020)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thomas Heinrich and Bob Batchelor, Kotex, Kleenex, Huggies: Kimberly-Clark and the Consumer Revolution in American Business (Columbus, OH: Ohio State University Press, 2005)

Thomas Heinrich and Bob Batchelor, Kotex, Kleenex, Huggies: Kimberly-Clark and the Consumer Revolution in American Business (Columbus, OH: Ohio State University Press, 2005)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thomas Heinrich, Ships for the Seven Seas: Philadelphia Shipbuilding in the Age of Industrial Capitalism (Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997)

Thomas Heinrich, Ships for the Seven Seas: Philadelphia Shipbuilding in the Age of Industrial Capitalism (Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Select Articles:

Heinrich “’Fighting Ships, Knowledge, and Experience:’ Industrial Mobilization in American Naval Shipbuilding, 1940–1945,” Business History Review 88 (2014): 273-301.

Heinrich “Cold War Armory: Military Contracting and Industrial Development in Silicon Valley,” Enterprise and Society 3 (2002): 247-84.

Heinrich, “Product Diversification in the U.S. Pulp and Paper Industry: The Case of International Paper,” Business History Review 75 (2001): 467-505.

 


The City University of New York