Dr Christopher Phelps

Dr Christopher Phelps
School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies, Department of American and Canadian Studies
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Expertise summary

American political history and ekections. Labour relations and strikes, American and global. American intellectual and cultural history, including pragmatism and other currents of philosophy. Socialism, communism, Marxism, anarchism and radicalism and related movements worldwide. Twentieth-century American history, including the Great Depression and the 1960s. Race, racism and African-American history and thought, including the civil rights movement.

Prior radio interviews on BBC 4 ("The World at One"), BBC 2 ("The Chris Evans Show"), BBC World Service ("NewsHour"), LBO ("The Nick Ferrari Show"), BBC Nottingham, and other programs in the United States.

Examples include:

BBC 4 World at One on Charleston shooting, 2015

BBC World Service News Hour on Confederate flag issue, 2015

More information is available from Dr Phelps' departmental website and Academia.edu website

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