Timothy P. McCarthy

Adjunct Lecturer on Public Policy
Program Director
Carr Center for Human Rights Policy
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John F. Kennedy School of Government
Mailbox 19
79 JFK Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Phone: 617-384-9023
Fax: 617-495-2179
Email: Timothy_McCarthy@hks.harvard.edu
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Timothy McCarthy


Timothy Patrick McCarthy is Lecturer on History and Literature, Public Policy, and Education, and Director of Culture Change & Social Justice Initiatives and the Emerging Human Rights Leaders Program at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy. He is also Host and Director of A.R.T. of Human Rights, a groundbreaking collaboration between the Carr Center and the American Repertory Theater.  An award-winning scholar, educator, and public servant, Dr. McCarthy received his A.B. with honors from Harvard College, and his M.A., M.Phil., and Ph.D. from Columbia University. A historian of politics and social movements, slavery and abolition, the art and literature of protest, media culture, and human rights, he is the author or editor of five books from the New Press: The Radical Reader: A Documentary History of the American Radical Tradition (2003),Prophets of Protest: Reconsidering the History of American Abolitionism (2006),Protest Nation: Words That Inspired a Century of American Radicalism (2010), The Indispensable Zinn: The Essential Writings of the "People's Historian (2012), and Stonewall's Children: Living Queer History in the Age of Liberation, Loss, and Love (forthcoming). For Dr. McCarthy's full Carr Center bio, click here.





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