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

Board of Directors, 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 1110: History of the United States to 1865
Fall 2014, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30-10:45, 11:00-12:15, 12:30-1:45

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What I'm Writing:

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

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What I'm Reading:

Jules Witcover
Marathon: The Pursuit of the Presidency, 1972-1976
(NY: Viking Press, 1977)

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What I'm Doing:

Governors State University's Yearlong Commemoration of the
Fiftieth Anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act and Freedom Summer

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See Me Present My Essays
November 6, 2014University Park, IL
November 21, 2014East Lansing, MI
March 27-28, 2015Mississippi State, MS
May 26, 2015New York, NY
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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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    Last updated 30 October, 2014 (DHG)