Angela D. Dillard
Angela D. Dillard is a professor of Afroamerican and African studies and History at the University of Michigan, and is currently serving as Chair of the Department of History. She writes and speaks on issues of race and politics on both the left and the right sides of the political spectrum. In addition to book chapters, articles and blog posts, her books include Faith in the City: Preaching Radical Social Change in Detroit (2007) and Guess Who's Coming to Dinner Now? Multicultural Conservatism in America (2001), a critical study of the rise of political conservatism among African Americans, Latinos, women, and homosexuals. She is at work on a book-length study on the evolution of Black conservatism and interconnections of the postwar civil rights movement and the rise of the New Right titled "A Different Shade of Freedom: Civil Rights Conservatism in America" (forthcoming).