Gary May

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  • Professor Emeritus of History
garymay@udel.edu

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Gary May specializes in American political, diplomatic, and social history since 1945. He received his Ph.D. from U.C.L.A. in 1974. He is the author of China Scapegoat: The Diplomatic Ordeal of John Carter Vincent (1979), Un-American Activities: The Trials of William Remington (1994), The Informant: The FBI, the Ku Klux Klan and the Murder of Viola Liuzzo (2005), John Tyler in the American Presidents Series edited by Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. and Sean Wilentz (2008) and Bending Toward Justice: The Voting Rights Act and the Transformation of American Democracy (2013).

Publications

Books:

  • Bending Toward Justice: The Voting Rights Act and the Transformation of American Democracy (Basic Books, 2013).
  • John Tyler in the American Presidents Series. Edited by Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. and Sean Wilentz (Times Book, 2008).
  • The Informant: The FBI, the Ku Klux Klan and the Murder of Viola Liuzzo (Yale University Press, 2005).
  • Un-American Activities: The Trials of William Remington (Oxford University Press, 1994).
  • China Scapegoat: The Diplomatic Ordeal of John Carter Vincent (New Republic Books, 1979).

Links to Publications

  • Bending Toward Justice
  • John Tyler
  • The Informant
  • Un-American Activities
  • China Scapegoat

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