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SUNY Geneseo
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Modern U.S. history, celebrity activism, popular culture, Vietnam War, antiwar activism, 1960s
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About Me

Sarah King is a modern U.S. historian whose work explores the intersection of popular and political culture. Her dissertation, “Celebrity Activism in the Vietnam War Era,” examined how celebrities and artists revived left-wing activism in the wake of blacklisting and McCarthyism as activists in the civil rights and antiwar movements. Sarah will be joining the University of South Carolina Aiken as Assistant Professor of History in fall 2020. She currently teaches at SUNY Geneseo.

Recent Publications
Media Coverage
Country Focus
United States
Expertise by Geography
United States
Expertise by Chronology
20th century, 21st century
Expertise by Topic