Episode 5: An Overview of Far-Right Violent Extremism and How Women are Involved
Dean Kathleen Blee is Bettye J. and Ralph E. Bailey Dean at Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh and a distinguished scholar. She has published 79 journal articles, encyclopaedia entries and book chapters. She has published three edited or co-edited books and has four scholarly monographs (one co-authored) published. Her first monograph, Women in the Klan: Racism and Gender in the 1920s, was published by the University of California Press in 1991. Her co-authored book with Dwight Billings, The Road to Poverty: The Making of Wealth and Hardship in Appalachia, was published by Cambridge University Press in 2000. Inside Organized Racism: Women in the Hate Movement was published by the University of California Press in 2002. Blee’s next monograph, Making Democracy: How Activist Groups Form, was published in 2012 by Oxford University Press. Her latest book, Understanding Racist Activism: Theory, Methods and Research, was published in 2017 by Routledge Press.