Norman Mailer, William F. Buckley Jr., and the Civil Friendship That Shaped an Uncivil Decade

Kevin M. Schultz, Assistant Professor of History and Catholic Studies, University of Illinois at Chicago

Kevin M. Schultz will give a public lecture based on research from his recently released book Tri-Faith America: How Catholics and Jews Held Postwar America to Its Protestant Promise (2011, Oxford Press). This event is sponsored by the John C. Danforth Center on Religion & Politics.

About Kevin M. Schultz

Kevin M. Schultz teaches 20th-century American history and has special interests in religion, ethnoracial history, and American intellectual and cultural life. He has a joint appointment with UIC’s program in Catholic Studies. He received his Ph.D. from UC Berkeley in 2005 and was a postdoctoral fellow at University of Virginia’s Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture from 2005-2007. Prof Schultz is the author of two books, HIST: A U.S. History Primer(Wadsworth, Cengage Learning, 2010), a college-level textbook, and Tri-Faith America: How Postwar Catholics and Jews Helped America Realize its Protestant Promise (Oxford University Press, forthcoming). Professor Schultz has had essays on post-World War II America appear in The Journal of American History, American Quarterly, The Journal of the American Academy of Religion, and Labor History.