Sean O'Brien

Sean O'Brien

gk0718@wayne.edu

 3074 FA/B

Sean O'Brien

Department

History

 Sean O'Brien is a PhD student in the History Department at Wayne State University. His dissertation is focused on creative labor in the comics industry. He has taught pre-modern and modern sections of East Asian history. 

Research interest(s)/area of expertise

  •  Modern US History

  •  History of American and Japanese Pop Culture

  •  American Labor History

Research

 Comics Labor History

Education

  • B.A., History, Northern Michigan University, 2012
  • M.A., History, Wayne State University, 2019

Awards and grants

  •  2019 - Thomas Frank Mayer-Oakes Annual Memorial Scholarship

  •  2018 - Thomas Frank Mayer-Oakes Annual Memorial Scholarship

  •  2018 - Michael D. Patterson Memorial Award