David Hamilton Golland, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor and Coordinator of History and Social Sciences
Vice President, Faculty Senate
Governors State University

Treasurer, National Association for Ethnic Studies
Vice President, Park Forest Historical Society

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What I've Published Lately:

"Poverty in a Sea of Wealth: Arthur Fletcher in California, 1959-1965"
California History Vol. 91, No. 2 (Summer 2014), pp. 58-73

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What I'm Teaching:

HIST 4003: Topics in Global History: France from the Revolution to the Great War
Fall 2015, Tuesdays, 4:30-7:20

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What I'm Writing:

A Terrible Thing to Waste: Arthur Fletcher and the Conundrum of Black Republicanism

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What I'm Reading:

Rick Perlstein
Before the Storm: Barry Goldwater and the Unmaking of the American Consensus
(NY: Hill and Wang, 2001)

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The next time you see me, ask about my lapel pin!

Latest Blog Entry
12/04/14: A Nation of Racism: Remarks at Understanding Ferguson
We are a nation of racism and we have been since at least 1710 when Virginia formalized its racial slave code. We were founded by slaveholders and when we agreed to end slavery most whites favored second-class status for African Americans. Each arriving wave of European immigrants was gradually encouraged to jump into a melting pot.... Read more

Read Reviews of My Last Book
  • American Historical Review
  • Journal of American History
  • Labor History

    Read my New York Times letter on torture in Iraq
    (in response to this article by Donald P. Gregg)

  • 2014 Governors State University Research Grant
  • 2013 Governors State University Research Grant
  • 2011 Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics Travel Grant
  • 2011 Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation Travel Grant
  • 2007 National Society of Colonial Dames Fellowship
  • 2007 Lyndon Baines Johnson Foundation Travel Grant

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