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Gregg Ivers Professor Department of Government

Degrees
PhD, Political Science, Emory University MA, Political Science, Emory University BA, Political Science and Journalism, University of Missouri

Bio
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. From 2000-2020, Professor Ivers 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. Please visit Professor Ivers YouTube channels: Julian Bond Oral History Project and Hidden Civil Rights History
See Also
Julian Bond Oral History Project
SPA Department of Government
For the Media
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Teaching

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

Fall 2021

  • GOVT-415 Southern Civil Rights Movement

  • GOVT-455 Equal Protection