Modern America Workshop | “Public Engagement: Finding Audiences Beyond Conferences and Classrooms”

Thursday, February 11, 2021, 4:30 pm6:00 pm



Event Description

“Public Engagement: Finding Audiences Beyond Conferences and Classrooms”

Nicole Hemmer, Obama Presidency Oral History Project, Columbia University

This meeting will be held via Zoom. Registration is required to attend. To register, visit:…

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing a unique link to join the meeting. If there is a pre-circulated paper, it will be distributed to those who registered approximately one-week prior to the workshop.

Nicole Hemmer is an associate research scholar with the Obama Presidency Oral History Project at Columbia University. She is author of Messengers of the Right: Conservative Media and the Transformation of American Politics, a history of conservative media in the U.S. She co-hosts the podcasts Past Present and This Day in Esoteric Political History, and is the creator of the podcast A12, a six-part series on the white-power violence in Charlottesville. She is also a writer and producer for the new Spotify podcast Welcome to Your Fantasy.

Nicole co-founded Made by History, the Washington Post’s historical analysis section, in 2017. She has been a columnist for U.S. News & World Report, Vox, and The Melbourne Age, and currently writes for CNN Opinion. She received her Ph.D. in U.S. history from Columbia University in 2010.

Casey Eilbert
Area of Interest
History of Education
Political History
21st Century
United States
Scholarly Series
Modern America Workshop