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Lawrence Rosenthal, executive director, Center for Right-Wing Studies

Lawrence Rosenthal

Lawrence Rosenthal is executive director of the Berkeley Center for Right-Wing Studies, a research unit founded in 2009 and dedicated to the study of right-wing movements in the 20th and 21st centuries.

Rosenthal is co-editor of STEEP: The Precipitous Rise of the Tea Party, published by UC Press in August 2012. He also co-edited The New Nationalism and the First World War, published in 2014.

He has taught at Berkeley in the sociology and Italian studies departments and was a Fulbright Professor at the University of Naples in Italy. He received his Ph.D. in sociology from UC Berkeley.

Rosenthal's work has appeared in The Nation, the International Herald Tribune, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Sacramento Bee, Foreign Policy and other venues.

Posts by Lawrence Rosenthal

8-12-15Politics & Law: What's on your mind?Trump 2016: Archie Bunker runs for President
6-17-15Politics & Law: What's on your mind?The Stakes: Koch & Co. aim for a revolution in 2016
12-24-12Politics & Law: What's on your mind?Vulgar Borkians: The Tea Party and the Judge
11-5-12Politics & Law: What's on your mind?It’s the Tea Party, stupid
10-23-12Politics & Law: What's on your mind?Neoncons and the foreign-policy presidential debate: The ism that dare not speak its name
8-30-12Politics & Law: What's on your mind?Tea Party Tuesday in Tampa
8-14-12Politics & Law: What's on your mind?Mapping Paul Ryan
3-1-12Politics & Law: What's on your mind?Republican Agonistes: After Michigan
11-3-11Politics & Law: What's on your mind?What the Occupy movement can learn from the Tea Party
4-29-11Politics & Law: What's on your mind?Is Obama trying to anoint Trump?
1-10-11Politics & Law: What's on your mind?Tucson: Is this an Oklahoma City moment?