Kevin Allen Leonard is a professor and chair of the Department of History at Middle Tennessee State University. He joined the faculty at MTSU after 20 years on the faculty of Western Washington University. His book The Battle for Los Angeles: Racial Ideology and World War II was published in 2006 by the University of New Mexico Press. He is currently working on a book on African Americans and the environment in post-World War II Los Angeles.
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