SLSA's latest Working History podcast, "Shaping a New Conservatism in the South," is available for listening on SoundCloud and iTunes. In the episode, Katherine Rye Jewell, Assistant Professor of History at Fitchburg State University, discusses her book, Dollars for Dixie: Business and the Transformation of Conservatism in the Twentieth Century, and the evolution of political and economic conservatism in the twentieth-century South.
Katherine Rye Jewell is currently Assistant Professor of History at Fitchburg State University, where she teaches modern U.S. history. Her research examines the political and cultural history of the twentieth-century United States. Her book, Dollars for Dixie: Business and the Transformation of Conservatism in the Twentieth Century, was published by Cambridge University press. She is broadly interested in how groups outside of traditional politics nevertheless interact with and reshape policy, regulation, and political discourse. Jewell is currently researching her next book, which focuses on the history of college radio.
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