Timothy Patrick McCarthy

March 13th, 2012 § 0 comments

Timothy is shining like a new dime.

Timothy Patrick McCarthy teaches history, literature, and public policy at Harvard University, where he also directs the Sexuality, Gender, and Human Rights Program at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School. He has published four books–The Radical Reader: A Documentary History of the American Radical Tradition (2003); Prophets of Protest: Reconsidering the History of American Abolitionism (2006); Protest Nation:  Words That Inspired a Century of American Radicalism (2010); and The Indispensable Zinn:  The Essential Writings of the People’s Historian (2012).  His forthcoming book, Stonewall’s Children: A Modern Story of Liberation, Loss, and Love, will be published by the New Press in 2013. A frequent media commentator, Timothy has published his work in The Daily Beast, Boston Globe, and The Huffington Post, and is a regular blogger for The Nation. He lives in Cambridge with his husband and their adorable black lab puppy, Jeter, who is named for the best shortstop of the best baseball team in history.

Timothy is the confessional writer for the April 16 reading.

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