Angela D. Dillard

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Angela Dillard

Professor, Social Theory and Practice, Associate Dean Undergraduate Education, Earl Lewis Collegiate Professor of Afroamericn and African Studies

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    Angela D. Dillard is Associate Dean of Undergraduate Education and the Earl Lewis Collegiate Professor of Afroamerican and African Studies and in the Residential College at the University of Michigan. She specializes in intellectual history, religious studies, conservatism, and social movements. Her more recent book, Faith in the City: Preaching Radical Social Change in Detroit, was published by the University of Michigan Press in 2007.  Her first book Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner Now?: Multicultural Conservatism in America (NYU Press, 2001), was among the first critical studies of the rise of political conservatism among African Americans, Latinos, women and homosexuals. She is currently at work on a new book, Civil Rights Conservatism, about unexpected “alliances” and “intersections” between the post-WWII civil rights movement and the rise of a New Right.