Kimberly Phillips-Fein is a historian of twentieth-century American politics. She teaches courses in American political, business, and labor history. Her first book, Invisible Hands: The Making of the Conservative Movement from the New Deal to Reagan , was published in 2009 by W. W. Norton. She has contributed to essay collections published by Harvard University Press, University of Pennsylvania Press and Routledge and to journals such as Reviews in American History and International Labor and Working-Class History . She is a contributing editor to Labor: Studies in Working-Class History in the Americas, where she has also published her own work. Professor Phillips-Fein has written widely for publications including the Nation , London Review of Books , New Labor Forum , to which she has contributed articles and reviews. She is currently working on a new project about New York City in the 1970s.