John Tappen

Graduate Teaching Assistant

John is a fourth-year Ph.D. student in American Studies and works in the department as a Teaching Assistant. His current research considers the ways U.S. culture indices, prefigures, and responds to economic, political, and geographic transformations — with a particular focus on labor. In the past, he has worked as a research assistant for the Iowa Labor History Oral Project (ILHOP). 

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Contact Information

732 Jefferson Building (JB)
Iowa City, IA 52242
United States