In this episode, TSP board members Daniel Cueto-Villalobos and Forrest Lovette speak with Dr. Samuel L. Perry from the University of Oklahoma on his co-authored book The Flag and the Cross: White Christian Nationalism and the Threat to American Democracy. Dr. Perry discusses his intellectual background, the role of race in Christian nationalism, and explains how to prevent the ‘Big One” in light of the 2024 presidential election. In addition to The Flag and the Cross, Dr. Perry is the author of various books including Growing God’s FamilyAddicted to Lust, and Taking America Back for God and his research has been featured in The New York Times and The New Yorker.

In this episode, TSP board members, Nicole Smitgen, Caroline Garland, and Mason Jones talk with Lenore Stern Professor at Tufts University and former Guggenheim Fellow Dr. Natasha Warikoo on her book Race at the Top: Asian Americans and Whites in Pursuit of the American Dream in Suburban SchoolsDr. Warikoo talks with TSP about her research on academic and extracurricular competition between white and Asian parents in suburban high schools.

In this episode, TSP board members, Leo LeBarre, Abigail Palmer, and Jacob Otis talk with Associate Professor, MacArthur Genius, and Sociologist Dr. Reuben Miller on his book Halfway Home: Race, Punishment, and the Afterlife of Mass IncarcerationDr. Miller shares insights from his book (and some insights not included in the book) and invites listeners to become active in their communities to learn about how they can make a difference.