Ellen Schrecker

Ellen Schrecker, ellen.schrecker@gmail.com, is available to speak on civil liberties.

She is a Professor of History at Yeshiva University (retired). She has been studying higher education and political repression for over thirty years. The author of Many Are the Crimes: McCarthyism in America, Schrecker is widely recognized as one of the leading experts on that grim period in our nation’s history. Among her other publications are No Ivory Tower: McCarthyism and the Universities, The Age of McCarthyism: A Brief History with Documents, and The Lost Soul of Higher Education: Academic Freedom, Corporatization, and the Assault on the University, as well as many popular and scholarly articles and an edited collection of essays, Cold War Triumphalism: Exposing the Misuse of History after the Fall of Communism. She is currently working on a book about the political experiences of American professors during the 1960s and early 1970s.” (See: https://www.oah.org/lectures/lecturers/view/1380/ellen-schrecker/)