Allitt, Patrick

Emory University

Patrick Allitt was born and raised in England.  He graduated from Oxford in 1977 with a B.A. in Modern History.  He studied US History at the University of California, Berkeley, where he was awarded the Ph.D. in 1986.  He has held postdoctoral fellowships at Harvard and Princeton, and has been a professor of American History at Emory University since 1988.  He has made seven audio and video lecture series for The Teaching Company and has written six books, including one about his work as a college teacher: I’m the Teacher, You’re the Student: A Semester in the University Classroom.

On Rorotoko:

On his book The Conservatives: Ideas and Personalities Throughout American History
(Our Cover Feature of February 25, 2010)