Nancy 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); Debating the Conservative Movement: 1945 to the Present, with Donald T. Critchlow (2009), and Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America (2017), a finalist for the National Book Award. A recipient of numerous scholarly prizes and fellowships, she has also received several teaching awards.
- The Origins of Today’s Koch-Funded Radical Right and the Crisis of Our Democracy *
Lectures marked with a * are offered as part of the OAH's initiative, Historians' Perspectives on the Rise of Donald Trump.