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The OAH Distinguished Lectureship Program

Nancy MacLean

Nancy MacLeanNancy MacLean is the William H. Chafe Professor of History and Public Policy at Duke University. She is the author of Behind the Mask of Chivalry: The Making of the Second Ku Klux Klan (1994); Freedom Is Not Enough: The Opening of the American Workplace (2006); The Modern Women’s Movement: A Brief History with Documents (2008); and Debating the Conservative Movement: 1945 to the Present, with Donald T. Critchlow (2009). A recipient of numerous scholarly prizes and fellowships, she has also received several teaching awards. She is now working on a history of the half-century-long conservative campaign to privatize public services and decision-making, which focuses on schooling from Brown v. Board of Education to the present.

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