Timothy Patrick McCarthy is an award-winning scholar, teacher, activist, and public servant. He holds a joint faculty appointment in Harvard’s undergraduate honors program in History and Literature, the Graduate School of Education, Harvard Business School, and the John F. Kennedy School of Government, where he is Core Faculty and Director of Culture Change & Social Justice Initiatives at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy. Dr. McCarthy is also the Stanley Paterson Professor of American History in the Boston Clemente Course, a college-level humanities course in Dorchester, Massachusetts, and co-recipient of the 2015 National Humanities Medal. A historian of politics and social movements, he is author or editor of five books from the New Press, including Stonewall’s Children: Living Queer History in the Age of Liberation, Loss, and Love, forthcoming in 2019. Dr. McCarthy graduated with honors from Harvard College and Columbia University, where he earned his Ph.D. in History. For his full Carr Center bio, click here.
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