Participant Info

First Name
Karen Patricia
Last Name
University of Oxford
Website URL
Culture Wars, conservatism, liberalism, populism, Donald Trump, Ronald Reagan, Jimmy Carter, Richard Nixon, Lyndon Johnson, arts policy, National Endowment for the Arts, NASA, outer space policy, the Moon landings
Additional Contact Information
I'm available for consultation and research work, plus films, documentaries, and radio. I don't generally comment on elections.

Personal Info

About Me

I’m a Senior Research Fellow at the Rothermere American Institute, University of Oxford.

Recent Publications

Journal Articles

‘Daniel Patrick Moynihan and his ‘Guiding Principles for Federal Architecture’ (1962)’, P.S.: Political Science & Politics, 50:2 (April 2017), 384–387.

‘Artistic Scarcity in an Age of Material Abundance: President Lyndon Johnson, the National Endowment for the Arts, and Great Society Liberalism’, European Journal of American Culture, 36:1 (March 2017), 5–22.

Book Chapters

‘Conservative Artists in the 1950s: The Limits to Success’, in, Tom Packer and Philip Davies (eds.), Rethinking American Conservatism (Institute for the Study of the Americas, London, 2019). Word count: c. 12,000. Forthcoming.

‘Roger L. Stevens: The Great Facilitator’, in, William A. Everett and Laura MacDonald (eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of Musical Theatre Producers (Palgrave Macmillan, New York, 2017), 207–215.

Book Reviews

‘New Directions in the History of Conservative Women’, Journal of Women’s History, 29:2 (Summer 2017), 165–172.

Media Coverage
Country Focus
United States
Expertise by Geography
United States
Expertise by Chronology
20th century, 21st century
Expertise by Topic
American Presidents, Art & Architectural History, Material Culture, Museums, Politics, Science