David Hamilton Golland, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Coordinator of History and Social Sciences
Vice President, Faculty Senate
Governors State University

Vice President, Park Forest Historical Society
Board of Directors, National Association for Ethnic Studies

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What I've Published Lately:

"Digitizing the Fletcher Papers: A Unique Historical Experience"
Perspectives on History (April, 2015)

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What I'm Teaching:

HIST 1110: Freshman Honors: United States to 1865
Fall 2016, Tuesdays & Thursdays, 11:00-12:15

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What I'm Writing:

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

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What I'm Reading:

Rick Perlstein, The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan (Simon and Schuster, 2014)

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The next time you see me, ask about my lapel pin!

Latest Blog Entry
12/04/14: A Nation of Racism: Remarks at Understanding Ferguson
We are a nation of racism and we have been since at least 1710 when Virginia formalized its racial slave code. We were founded by slaveholders and when we agreed to end slavery most whites favored second-class status for African Americans. Each arriving wave of European immigrants was gradually encouraged to jump into a melting pot.... Read more

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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    One University Parkway, University Park, IL 60484

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