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List of NC academics who used to call themselves 'progressive' until they realized it was bad public relations

Posted Tuesday, December 17, 2013

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Durham, NC - Formerly known as the Scholars for a Progressive North Carolina, before they realized it was bas public relations, the progressive Scholars for North Carolina’s Future group was formed in response to what organizers described as “the destructive course pursued by the state legislature.”

The group’s members are primarily faculty from the state’s public and private colleges and universities, although they are also partnering with the North Carolina Justice Center, a private non-profit organization that has long advocated for left-wing causes in the state.

Below is the list of it's current members, as listed on their web site. The main contact email address for the group is progressive.scholars@gmail.com

SNCF Affiliates

David Abernathy, Professor of Global Studies and Geographic Information Systems, Global Studies Department Chair, Warren Wilson College

Omar H. Ali, Associate Professor of African American Studies and History, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Damon Akins, Assistant Professor of History, Guilford College

Anne-Marie Angelo, Lecturer, History, University of Sussex (UK)

Stephen J. Aragon, Associate Professor of Healthcare Management, School of Business and Economics, Winston-Salem State University

Alice Arnold, Professor of Art, School of Art and Design, East Carolina University

Jennifer Scism Ash, Instructor of History, Bennett College

Ed Balleisen, Associate Professor of History, Duke University

Matthew Barr, Associate Professor, Media Studies, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Sheila Bassoppo-moyo, Communications, Wake Technical Community College, Cary Campus

Frank R. Baumgartner, Richard J. Richardson Distinguished Professor of Political Science, Department of Political Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Charles Beem, Professor of History, University of North Carolina at Pembroke

Trude Bennett, Associate Professor of Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Donna M. Bickford, Associate Director, Office for Undergraduate Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Ian Binns, Assistant Professor, College of Education, University of North Carolina at Charlottte

Tamar Birckhead, Associate professor and Interim Director of Clinical Programs, UNC School of Law, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Jodi Bilinkoff, Professor, Department of History, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Stephen Boyd, Easley Professor of Religion, Wake Forest University

Jason Brent, Doctoral Candidate, Economic, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Luke Bretherton, Associate Professor of Theological Ethics, Senior Fellow Kenan Institute for Ethics, Duke Divinity School, Duke University

Niasha Brown, Doctoral Student, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Kia Caldwell, Associate Professor, African and Afro-American Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Christopher Cameron, Assistant Professor of History, College of Arts and Sciences, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

James V. Carmichael, Professor, Library and Information Studies, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Nicholas Carnes, Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Co-Director, Scholars Strategy Network of the Research Triangle, Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University

Dan Carter, Education Foundation Professor of History Emeritus, University of South Carolina

William Chafe, Professor of History, Department of History, Duke University

Katherine (Kat) Charron, Associate Professor of History, North Carolina State University

David Cecelski, Independent Scholar, Eastern North Carolina

David Coates, Worrell Professor of Anglo-American Studies; Chair, Department of Sociology; Department of Politics and International Affairs, Department of Sociology, Wake Forest University

Christina Cowger, Small Grains Pathologist, USDA-ARS, Department of Plant Pathology, North Carolina State University

Altha Cravey, Associate Professor, Department of Geography, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Nancy Creamer, Professor and Director of Center for Environmental Farming Systems, Department of Horticulture Science, North Carolina State University

William (Sandy) Darity, Professor of Public Policy and Economics, Duke University

Joshua Clark Davis, Thompson Writing Fellow, Duke University

Allison De Marco, Investigator, Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute and Research Faculty, School of Social Work, UNC-CH

Molly De Marco, Research Fellow and Project Director, Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Lisa de Saxe Zerden, Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Beth Davison, Professor, Department of Sociology, Appalachian State University

Sarah (Sally) Deutsch, Professor of History, Duke University

Mark Driscoll, Asociate Professor, Department of Asian Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Laura Edwards, Professor of History, Duke University

Maxine Eichner, Reef C. Ivey II Professor of Law, UNC School of Law, UNC Chapel Hill

Mark Elliott, Associate Professor of History, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Sarah Evans, Regents Professor Emerita, Department of History, University of Minnesota

Barbara Fedders, Clinical Assistant Professor of Law, School of Law, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Judith Ferster, Professor Emeritus, Department of English, North Carolina State University

Benjamin Filene, Director of Public History and Associate Professor, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Edward B. Fiske, Education Writer and Consultant, Fiske Guide to Colleges

Dan Fountain, Associate Professor of History and Chair of the Department of History & Poltical Science, Sociology & Religious and Ethical Studies, Meredith College

Kevin Foy, Assistant Professor of Law, School of Law, North Carolina Central University

Jon Free, Graduate Student, Duke University

John D. French, Professor of History, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Duke University

Collie Fulford, Assistant Professor & Director of First-Year Writing, Department of Language and Literature, North Carolina Central University

Mary McClintock Fulkerson, Professor of Theology, Divinity School, Duke University

Jerry Gershenhorn, Professor of History, North Carolina Central University

Dave Gilbert, Lineverger Culutral Studies Scholar-In-Residence, Department of History, Lenoir-Ryne University

Hollyce “Sherry” Giles, Associate Professor & Chair, Department of Justice & Policy Studies, Guilford College

Michele Gillespie, Associate Professor of History, Wake Forest

Glenda Gilmore, Professor of History, Yale University

Will Goldsmith, Graduate Student, History, Duke University

Gordon Campbell, Operations Director, Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute, Duke University

Hillary N. Green, Assistant Professor, History & Political Science, Elizabeth City State University

Sally Greene, J.D. Ph.D. Independent Scholar, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Amy Laura Hall, Associate Professor of Christian Ethics, Divinity School, Duke University

Jacquelyn Dowd Hall, Professor of History, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Jarvis A. Hall, Associate Professor of Political Science and Director, Institute for Civic Engagement and Social Change & Department of Political Science, North Carolina Central University

Karen Hagemann, James G. Kenan Distinguished Professor of History and Adjunct Professor of the Curriculum in Peace, War and Defense; History Department, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Michael Hardt, Professor, Duke Program in Literature, Duke University

Ross Holloway, Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Art & Archaeology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Roger Hartley, Director, Masters of Public Affairs Program, Professor of Political Science and Public Affairs, Western Carolina University

Karey Harwood, Associate Professor, Department of Religious Studies and Women’s and Gender Studies, North Carolina State University

Joanne M. Hessmiller, Associate Professor and Director, MSW Program, Department of Social Work, University of North Carolina at Pembroke

Alisha Hines, Doctoral student, Department of History, Duke University

Tiffany Holland, Doctoral Candidate, Department of History, Duke University

Amanda (Mandy) Hughett, Graduate Student, Department of History, Duke University

Robert Hunt Ferguson, Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of History, Western Carolina University

Reeve Huston, Associate Professor of History, Duke University

Tom Jackson, Associate Professor of History, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Tamara Jeffries, Assistant Professor, Department of Journalism & Media Studies, Bennett College

Willie Jennings, Associate Professor of Theology and Black Church Studies, Duke Divinity School

Mark Johnson, Doctoral Student, Educational Policy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Dr. David H. Jolly, Associate Professor & Chair, Department of Public Health Education, North Carolina Central University

Jeff Jones, Associate Professor, History Department, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Spoma Jovanovic, Professor, Department of Communication Studies, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Sarah Judson, Associate Professor of History and Africana Studies, University of North Carolina at Asheville

Sherryl Kleinman, Professor of Sociology, Director of Social & Economic Justice Minor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Robert Korstad, Professor of Public Policy and History, Department of History, Duke University

Jonathan B. Kotch, MD, MPH, Research Professor, Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Daniel Kreiss, Assistant Professor, School of Journalism & Mass Communication, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Max Krochmal, Duke Ph.D. 2011, Assistant Professor, Department of History, Texas Christian University

Anna Krome-Lukens, Graduate Student, Department of History, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Rebecca Lasher, Assistant Professor of Social Work, Department of Social Work, Western Carolina University

Laura Lauffer, LEED GA Sustainability Coordinator & Lead Instructor, Sustainable Technologies Program, Central Carolina Community College

Susanna Lee, Assistant Professor of History, North Carolina State University

Jeffrey Leiter, Professor of Sociology, North Carolina State University

J. H. Lesher, Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Lisa Levenstein, Associate Professor of History, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Thomas Linden, M.D., Professor of Medical Journalism, School of Journalism & Mass Communication, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Nichola Lowe, Associate Professor, City and Regional Planning, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Liz Lundeen, Doctoral Student, History, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Alexander Macaulay, Associate Professor, Department of History, Western Carolina University

Nancy MacLean, Professor of History, Duke University

Jodi Magness, Kenan Distinguished Professor for Teaching Excellence in Early Judaism, Department of Religious Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Gordon K. Mantler, Lecturing Fellow, Thompson Writing Program, Duke University

Frederick (Fritz) Mayer, professor of Public Policy, Political Science and Environment, Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University

David F. McAllister, Professor Emeritus, Computer Science, North Carolina State University

Mary McClintock Fulerkson, Professor of Theology, Duke Divinity School, Duke University

Sarah McNamara, Doctoral Student, History, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Elizabeth (Libby) Gillespie McRae, Associate Professor of history and Director of Social Studies Education, Western Carolina University

Stephen Milder, Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of History, Duke University

Kelly Morrow, Independent Scholar

Marcus Morrow, Graduate Student, Duke University

James Mulholland, Graduate Student, UNC Chapel Hill

Rebecca Staples New, Associate Professor, School of Education; Fellow, Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Gene Nichol, Boyd Tinsley Distinguished Professor of Law and Director of the Center on Poverty, Work & Opportunity, UNC School of Law, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Jocelyn Olcott, Associate Professor, History & Women’s Studies, Duke University

Bruce Orenstein, Artist in Residence, Center for Documentary Studies, Duke University

Anne Parsons, Assistant Professor, History Department, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Richard Payne, Esther Colliflower Professor of Medicine and Divinity, Duke Divinity School, Duke University

Leela Prasad, Associate Professor of Ethics & South Asian Studies and Faculty Director of Duke Center for Civic Engagement, Duke University

Gunther Peck, Associate Professor of Public Policy and History, Duke University

Scott Phillips, Programs and Operations Manager, Duke Center for Civic Engagement, Duke University

Ryan M. Poe, Graduate Student, History, Duke University

Della Pollock, Professor, Department of Communication Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Shaun Price, Adjunct Instructor of the History of Ideas, The College at Southeastern

Katie Rose Guest Pryal, Clinical Assistant Professor of Law, School of Law, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Yuridia Ramirez, Graduate Student, History, Duke University

Alicia Reyes-Barrientez, Ph.D. Candidate, Political Science, Duke University

Daniel Rhodes, Ph.D., LCSW, Visiting Assistant Professor, Community & Justice Studies, Dept. of Justice & Policy Studies, Guilford College

David Ribar, Professor, Bryan School of Business and Economics, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Jonathan Riehl, Ph.D., J.D., Riehl Communications

David Roberts, Assistant Professor, English, Bennett College

Matthew Robinson, Ph.D, Professor, Criminal Justice, Appalachian State University

Howard Rock, Emeritus Professor of History, Florida International University

David Romine, Graduate Student, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences, Duke University

Maria Rosales, Associate Professor of Political Science, Guilford College

Lorena Russell, Associate Professor, Department of Literature & Languages, Inquiry ARC/QEP Director, University of North Carolina at Asheville

Kathryn Sabbeth, Assistant Professor, School of Law, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Honor Sachs, Assistant Professor of History, Western Carolina University

Lars Schoultz, William Rand Kenan, Jr., Professor, Department of Political Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Rachel Seidman, Associate Director, Southern Oral History Program, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Sonia Sekhar, Masters of Public Policy Candidate, Duke University

Sarah Shields, Professor of History, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Jeff Sinn, Ph.D. Professor of Psychology, Winthrop University

Bryant Simon, Professor of History, Temple University

Michael Sistrom, Professor of History, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Julianne Stern, MCRP Candidate, Department of City and Regional Planning, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Rose Stremlau, Associate Professor, Department of History & American Indian Studies, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke

Maia Surdam Ph.D., Independent Scholar, North Carolina

Jessica Swigger, Professor, Department of History, Western Carolina University

Donald H. Taylor, Jr., Associate Professor of Public Policy, Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University

Sarah C. Thuesen, Visiting Instructor, Department of History, Guilford College

Heather Ann Thompson, Associate Professor of History, Department of African American Studies; Department of History, Temple University

Karl B. Thor, retired from academic positions at the medical schools of Duke University; University of Indiana and Purdue University at Indianapolis (IUPUI); government position at NIH/Bethesda, corporate position at Eli Lilly and Co., and founder of 3 BioTech companies in the Triangle

Susan Thorne, Associate Professor, Women’s Studies Program, Duke University

Chuck Tryon, Assistant Professor, English, Fayetteville State University

Cat Warren, Associate Profesor, Department of English, North Carolina State University

Harry L. Watson, Atlanta Distinguished Professor in Southern Culture, Department of History, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

The Rev. Dr. Brett Webb-Mitchell, Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Language & Literature, North Carolina Central University

Deborah Weissman, Reef C. Ivey Distinguished Professor of Law, School of Law, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Yvonne Welbon, Assistant Professor, Journalism and Media Studies, Bennett College for Women

Anne Mitchell Whisnant, Deputy Secretary of the Faculty, Adjunct Associate Professor of History and American Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Jesse L. White, Jr., Adjunct Professor, School of government; Research Professor in department of City and Regional Planning, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Linda D. Wolfe, Professor, Department of Anthropology, East Carolina University

Nadia Yaqub, Associate Professor, Department of Asian Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

David Zonderman, Professor of History, North Carolina State University

Affiliates of the progressive Scholars for North Carolina’s Future include Duke CLASS Center, NC Justice Center, Progressive Voices, The Progressive Pulse.

 
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