Paul Mellon Professor of American History at the University of Cambridge

Author of Liberty and Coercion: The Paradox of American Government, and historian of the twentieth-century United States speaking and writing on issues of American politics, immigration, and inequality


October 26, 2017
“America: Laboratory of Democracy” debuts as a radio show on BBC World Service

November 2, 2017
Chair and Comment on panel, “Race Making in Multiracial Societies,” Annual Meeting of the Social Science History Association, Montreal, Canada

November 13, 2017
Co-Organizer of Symposium, “The United States and World War One: Exploring Political, Economic and Cultural Entanglements,” British Academy, London

November 22-26, 2017
Introducing the Spanish edition of Liberty and Coercion at the Guadalajara Book Fair, and speaking at the international forum, The Siege of Civilization: From Wall to Wall, hosted by the National Autonomous University of Mexico and the University of Guadalajara, Mexico

July 13-14, 2018
“Work and Politics in the Twenty-First Century,” a conference that I will be co-organizing and hosting at the University of Cambridge

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