Ph.D., Indiana University, 1972
Dante's Divine Comedy
Italian Culture and Civilization
Current Research Interests:
Italian Americans in Major League Baseball
Ted Williams: Reflections on a Splendid Life. Boston: Northeastern University Press, 2003.
The American Game: Baseball and Ethnicity, ed. Lawrence Baldassaro and Richard A. Johnson. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2002.
"Ed Abbaticchio: Italian Baseball Pioneer," NINE: A Journal of Baseball History and Social Policy Perspectives, 8:1, 1999, pp. 18-30.