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Craig Heinicke
Visiting Professor of Economics
Dr. Craig W. Heinicke teaches Principles of Economics. Dr. Heinicke takes a keen interest in improving student learning of economics exemplified in part by his regular attendance at conferences on teaching innovation, along with the inclusion of new methods in his teaching. Dr. Heinicke's current research projects include the Economic History of Handloom Weaving and the Transition to the Factory System in early 19th Century England.
Heinicke W. Craig, Women Weavers in mid 19th Century Yorkshire: Specialization, Productivity and Wages, Social Science History Association Annual Meeting, Chicago

Heinicke W. Craig, "A Case of "Gross Favoritism" for Agricultural Workers? The Selective Service System and Southern U.S. Paternalism During World War II", Southern Economic Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA
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Selected Publications

Craig W. Heinicke, Wayne A Grove, Machinery Has Completely Taken Over: The Diffusion of the Mechanical Cotton Picker, 1949-1964, Journal of Interdisciplinary History, 2008, 65-96.

Craig W. Heinicke, Wayne A Grove, Labor Markets, Regional Diversity, and Cotton Harvest Mechanization in the Post-WWII U.S., Social Science History, 2005, 269-297.

Craig W. Heinicke, Wayne Grove, Better or Worse Opportunities? The Demise of Cotton Harvest Labor in the US, 1949 1964, Journal of Economic History, 2003, 63, 3, 736-767. 


Encyclopedia of the Great Black Migration, Greenwood Milestones in African-American History, edited by Steven A. Reich (2006, Greenwood Press).

  • Cotton Belt, Impact of the Great Migration, Volume 1, 220-223.
  • Demographic Patterns of the Great Black Migration (1940 1970), Volume 1, 239-243.
  • Mechanical Cotton Harvester, Volume 2, 515-517.
M.A., University of Toronto 1984
Ph.D., University of Toronto 1991
Economic History
Contact Information
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(804) 287-6355
(804) 289-8878 (Fax)