Theresa Runstedtler is Assistant Professor of American Studies at the University of Buffalo.
“A fascinating must-read for students of African American or American studies covering the early 1900s.” - Jim Burns, Library Journal
“A thoroughly researched, scholarly study, meant to be read slowly and considered deeply. . . . Highly recommended for all readers.” - R. W. Roberts, Purdue University, Choice
“This book is a must-have addition to any boxing fan's library.” - Glenn Wilson, Boxing News
“Runstedtler presents an unexpected yet wholly authentic take on the great African American boxer, Jack Johnson.” - Alan Moores, Booklist
“My nominee for book of the year by a rising young scholar. . . . For anyone interested in colonialism, imperialism, race, and the global impact of sport, this book is a must read.” - Mark Naison, With A Brooklyn Accent
“Runstedtler brings new perspectives to bear in Jack Johnson, Rebel Sojourner. . . it’s well worth the read.” - Thomas Hauser, The Ring