Conversation with Theda Skocpol
Professor Theda Skocpol of Harvard University is among America’s most acclaimed scholars of American politics. Her conversation will cover topics ranging from her new research on community responses to President Trump and her continuing research on the Tea Party and conservative networks.
Theda Skocpol is the Victor S. Thomas Professor of Government and Sociology at Harvard University. She has served as the Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and the Director of the Center for American Political Studies. She is the founder and director of the Scholar Strategy Network, a group of academics dedicated to using research to improve public policy. Among her most recent books are The Transformation of American Politics: Activist Government and the Rise of Conservatism, What a Mighty Power We Can Be: African American Fraternal Groups and the Struggle for Racial Equality, and Diminished Democracy: From Membership to Management in American Civic Life.