Poverty in Perspective: Counterspin

FALL 2018 Courses

History 5, The History of the Present syllabus 2018


WINTER 2017 Courses

History 195I-A Senior Thesis in the History of Public Policy History 195IA

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Articles and Chapters (Selected)

  • “Narrator in Chief: Presidents and the Politics of Economic Crisis from FDR to Obama,” in Recapturing the Oval Office, eds. Bruce J. Schulman and Brian Balogh (Cornell University Press, 2015)
  • “Poverty and Paradox,” The Hedgehog Review, Fall 2014
  • “The Global Great Society,” Passport: The Journal of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations, January 2014
  • Bringing the Market Back In: Philanthropic Activism and Conservative Reform,” in Politics and Partnerships: The Role of Voluntary Organizations in America’s Political Past and Present, eds. Elisabeth Clemens and Doug Guthrie (University of Chicago Press 2010)
  • “The Privatized City: The Manhattan Institute, the Urban Crisis, and the Conservative Counterrevolution in New York,” Journal of Urban History January 2008
  • “Financing the Counterrevolution,” in Rightward Bound: Making America Conservative in the 1970s, ed. Bruce J. Schulman and Julian Zelizer (Harvard University Press 2008)
  • “The Politics of Rich and Rich: Postwar Investigations of Foundations and the Rise of the Philanthropic Right,” in American Capitalism: Social Thought and Political Economy in the Twentieth Century, ed Nelson Lichtenstein. (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2006)