Part of the Economics, Politics, and Philosophy on the Bluff Speaker Series

"Debunking the 1619 Project & Discovering a More Hopeful Social Studies Curriculum"

Dr. Phillip W. Magness is an economic historian specializing in the "long" 19th century United States, as well as general macroeconomic trends. He is a leading expert on black colonization during the Civil War era, and its sometimes-strained relationship with the African-American emigrationist movement of the same period.

Dr. Mark Schug is Professor Emeritus at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee and President of Mark Schug Consulting Services. Mark taught for 36 years at the middle school, high school, and university levels. A widely recognized scholar, he has written and edited over 230 articles, books, and national curriculum materials.


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