Dr. Ralph Young is professor of history at Temple University. He has won several teaching awards and is the author of Dissent in America: Voices That Shaped a Nation. He is also the founder of weekly campus-wide “teach-ins” at Temple in which students and faculty examine the historical context of controversial contemporary issues. Dr. Young’s writings have appeared in such publications as New England Quarterly, USA Today, and the History News Network, and he has been quoted countless times by news organizations including the Philadelphia Inquirer, the New York Times, the Christian Science Monitor, the Associated Press, and WHYY/NPR.
Dissent in the U.S. from Colonial Times to the Present