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Hillard Gold ’39 Lecture Presents Kevin M. Kruse: “The Making and Unmaking of Politics in Contemporary America”
September 30, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Professor Kruse ’94 specializes in the political, social, and urban/suburban history of twentieth-century America, with a particular interest in conflicts over race, rights and religion and the making of modern conservatism. He is the author of White Flight: Atlanta and the Making of Modern Conservatism (2005), One Nation Under God: How Corporate America Invented Christian America (2015), and, with Julian Zelizer, Fault Lines: A History of the United States since 1974 (2019).
He has been honored recently as a Distinguished Lecturer by the Organization of American Historians, a Fellow of the Guggenheim Foundation, and an elected member of the Society of American Historians. Sponsored by Honors Carolina • The Hillard Gold ’39 Lecture was established by alumni James and Jonathan Gold to honor the memory of their father, Hillard Gold, a member of the UNC Class of 1939.