Dallas Racial & Class History with Dr. Michael Phillips

March 16, 2023

Dr. Michael Phillips is a scholar of American race relations, Texas history, right-wing politics, and apocalyptic religions. After receiving his Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin in 2002, his dissertation won the University of Texas at Austin Outstanding Dissertation Award and was published as White Metropolis: Race, Ethnicity and Religion in Dallas, 1841-2001. White Metropolis was awarded the 2007 Texas Historical Commission’s prize for best book on Texas history. He is currently a SMU Clements Senior Fellow for the Study of Southwestern America.