Author, public speaker, television and radio personality, former Vanderbilt and Princeton Professor. Topics include: Compelling life story as a former high school dropout and teen mother, political correctness on college and university campuses, the rise of the alt-right, and religious issue. Forums include public and private schools, colleges and universities, churches, business and professional groups. Fees available upon request.
Reviews of Carol’s Speaking Engagements & Scholar Testimonials:
“Carol Swain is a world-class communicator. She has the on-air charm of Oprah, the debating skills of Pat Buchanan, and the intellect of Daniel Patrick Moynihan.” -TJ Walker, President, Media Training Worldwide
“Professor Swain is an informed and eloquent speaker who champions the values of hard work, individual effort, and personal responsibility. Set against the backdrop of her own difficult struggle to succeed, her lectures provide a welcome alternative to prevailing trinity of group rights, government support, and collective guilt.” – Mark. W. Weber, Dean of Libraries, Kent State University
“Carol Swain is one of the most original and interesting thinkers I know. I recommend her work to anyone who wants to think hard about the problems this country faces” – Jane Mansbridge, Adams Professor of Political Leadership and Democratic Values at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.
“Carol Swain shines a powerful light on issues…People across the ideological spectrum have a great deal to learn from this thoughtful and courageous scholar” – Robert P. George, Founding Director of the James Madison Program, Princeton University
“Professor Swain is one of the most perceptive political scientists. . . Her analyses challenge conventional wisdom . . .every one may not be persuaded by her articulate arguments, but no one will be able to ignore them.” – Lewis Bateman, Senior Editor, Cambridge University Press
“Carol Swain is doing some of the most courageous and innovative work at the intersection of law and politics today. [She] challenges entrenched positions.” – Richard Nagareda, Professor of Law, Vanderbilt University