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Gregg Ivers Professor Department of Government

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(202) 885-2976
SPA - Government
Hurst - 206N
Monday: 2pm-4:30pm Wednesday: 10am-11:30am
PhD, Political Science, Emory University
MA, Political Science, Emory University
BA, Political Science and Journalism, University of Missouri

Gregg Ivers is Professor of Government in the School of Public Affairs at American University. Professor Ivers is the author or editor of eight books, including To Build a Wall: American Jews and the Separation of Church and State, Creating Constitutional Change, Inside the Judicial Process, American Constitutional Law: Volumes I and II, and Constitutional Law: An Introduction. and numerous articles on constitutional law, civil rights and liberties, law and popular culture, the civil rights movement and other topics that meet at the intersection of law, politics and society. He is a past recipient of the School of Public Affairs Outstanding Teaching Award, Scholar-Teacher of the Year Award and Diversity and Inclusion Award. Since 2000, Professor Ivers has served as co-editor of the Constitutionalism and Democracy Series published by the University of Virginia Press. In June 2018, Professor Ivers launched the Julian Bond Oral History Project, serving as Director. The project documents the rise of civil rights activist, professor and public intellectual Julian Bond's rise to prominence from 1960-1968 and the broader Southern civil rights movement.
See Also
Julian Bond Oral History Project
SPA Department of Government
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Summer 2020

  • SPA-220 The American Constitution

Fall 2020

  • GOVT-415 Southern Civil Rights Movement

  • GOVT-455 Equal Protection

  • HNRS-398 Honors Challenge Course

Spring 2021

  • GOVT-415 Southern Civil Rights Movement

  • GOVT-425 Jazz & Civil Rights Movement

  • HNRS-398 Honors Challenge Course

  • SPA-300 SPA Honors Colloquium: Oral Hist of Civil Rgts Movmnt