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Wilfred McClay

Award-winning Educator and Author; GT and Libby Blankenship Chair in the History of Liberty; Distinguished Scholar

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Wilfred M. McClay, a New Atlantis contributing editor, is the G.T. and Libby Blankenship Chair in the History of Liberty at the University of Oklahoma. He is also a senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center and a senior fellow at the Trinity Forum. From 2002 through 2012, he served on the National Council on the Humanities, the advisory board for the National Endowment for the Humanities.

McClay taught at Georgetown, Tulane, Johns Hopkins, and the University of Dallas before moving to the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in 1999, where he held the SunTrust Bank Chair of Excellence in Humanities.

McClay serves on the Board of Visitors of Ralston College and on the editorial/advisory boards of The Wilson Quarterly, First Things, Society, Historically Speaking, The University Bookman,The New Atlantis, and The City.

McClay served as the SunTrust Bank Chair of Excellence in Humanities and Professor of History at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. He is also co-director of the Center for Reflective Citizenship at UTC. In addition, he serves as a Senior Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C., Senior Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington, and Senior Fellow of the Trinity Forum.

McClay was appointed in 2002 to the National Council on the Humanities, the advisory board for the National Endowment for the Humanities, where he served until January. His book, The Masterless: Self and Society in Modern America, won the 1995 Merle Curti Award of the Organization of American Historians for the best book in American intellectual history. Among his other books are The Student’s Guide to U.S. History, Religion Returns to the Public Square: Faith and Policy in America, Figures in the Carpet: Finding the Human Person in the American Past and the forthcoming Why Place Matters: Geography, Identity, and Public Life in Modern America.

A recipient of many teaching awards and honors, he has also been the recipient of fellowships from the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, the National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Academy of Education.

McClay received his bachelor of arts degree cum laude from St. John’s College in Annapolis, Md., in 1974, and his doctoral degree in history from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore in 1987. He has taught at Tulane University, Pepperdine University, Georgetown University and the University of Dallas and as a Senior Fulbright Lecturer at the University of Rome.

His research interests focus on the intellectual and cultural history of the United States, with particular attention to the social and political thought of the 19th and 20th centuries; the history of American religious thought and institutions; and the theory and practice of biographical writing.

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Wilfred McClay

Award-winning Educator and Author; GT and Libby Blankenship Chair in the History of Liberty; Distinguished Scholar

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Wilfred McClay Biography

Wilfred M. McClay, a New Atlantis contributing editor, is the G.T. and Libby Blankenship Chair in the History of Liberty at the University of Oklahoma. He is also a senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center and a senior fellow at the Trinity Forum. From 2002 through 2012, he served on the National Council on the Humanities, the advisory board for the National Endowment for the Humanities.

McClay taught at Georgetown, Tulane, Johns Hopkins, and the University of Dallas before moving to the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in 1999, where he held the SunTrust Bank Chair of Excellence in Humanities.

McClay serves on the Board of Visitors of Ralston College and on the editorial/advisory boards of The Wilson Quarterly, First Things, Society, Historically Speaking, The University Bookman,The New Atlantis, and The City.

McClay served as the SunTrust Bank Chair of Excellence in Humanities and Professor of History at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. He is also co-director of the Center for Reflective Citizenship at UTC. In addition, he serves as a Senior Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C., Senior Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington, and Senior Fellow of the Trinity Forum.

McClay was appointed in 2002 to the National Council on the Humanities, the advisory board for the National Endowment for the Humanities, where he served until January. His book, The Masterless: Self and Society in Modern America, won the 1995 Merle Curti Award of the Organization of American Historians for the best book in American intellectual history. Among his other books are The Student’s Guide to U.S. History, Religion Returns to the Public Square: Faith and Policy in America, Figures in the Carpet: Finding the Human Person in the American Past and the forthcoming Why Place Matters: Geography, Identity, and Public Life in Modern America.

A recipient of many teaching awards and honors, he has also been the recipient of fellowships from the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, the National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Academy of Education.

McClay received his bachelor of arts degree cum laude from St. John’s College in Annapolis, Md., in 1974, and his doctoral degree in history from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore in 1987. He has taught at Tulane University, Pepperdine University, Georgetown University and the University of Dallas and as a Senior Fulbright Lecturer at the University of Rome.

His research interests focus on the intellectual and cultural history of the United States, with particular attention to the social and political thought of the 19th and 20th centuries; the history of American religious thought and institutions; and the theory and practice of biographical writing.

Wilfred McClay Videos

  • Wilfred McClay - 2014 C.S. Lewis Summer Institute - YouTube
  • Liberal Education and American Democracy - YouTube
  • History for a Democracy: Reflections on the AP History Controversy ...

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  • How much does it cost to book Wilfred McClay?

    Booking fees for Wilfred McClay, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Wilfred McClay, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Wilfred McClay?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Wilfred McClay for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Wilfred McClay for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Wilfred McClay or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Wilfred McClay or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

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Wilfred McClay Speaker Videos

  • Wilfred McClay - 2014 C.S. Lewis Summer Institute - YouTube
    Liberal Education and American Democracy - YouTube
  • History for a Democracy: Reflections on the AP History Controversy ...
    Why Place Matters - Wilfred McClay - YouTube
  • Dr. Wilfred McClay Says 'We The People' May Longer Govern ...

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