August 10: Kathleen Belew with Madeleine Brand

Event Details

August 10

5:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Extremism, Bigotry, & Hate in America Today: Have They Gone Mainstream? Kathleen Belew, scholar of racism & white-power, to discuss.

About This Event

Kathleen Belew

Kathleen Belew is a tenured associate professor of history at Northwestern University, and an international authority on the white-power movement. She is the author of Bring the War Home: The White Power Movement and Paramilitary America (2019), and co-edited A Field Guide to White Supremacy, (2021) with Ramón A. Gutiérrez. Her forthcoming book is titled Home at the End of the World. She has also written for The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Daily Beast,, and Dissent and was a CNN contributor.

Belew graduated with a degree in the Comparative History of Ideas from University of Washington , and a master’s degree and doctoral degree in American Studies from Yale University. She is currently a tenured professor of U.S. History at Northwestern University where her research focuses on race, racism, the white power movement, and militarism in twentieth-century America. Some of Belew’s most popular courses include The American Apocalypse, History of the Present, The American Vigilante, and Histories of Violence.