Dr. Clyde N. Wilson

Dr. Wilson is a professor of history at the University of South Carolina in Columbia. He is editor of the voluminous John C. Calhoun Papers, has had published numerous articles and reviews, and is author or editor of several books including Carolina Cavalier, The Life and Mind of James Johnston Pettigrew; A Defender of Southern Conservatism: M.E. Bradford and His Achievements; The Essential Calhoun: Selections from Writings, Speeches and Letters; and The Most Promising Young Man of the South: James Johnston Pettigrew and His Men at Gettysburg. His latest book, from Union to Empire, Essays in the Jeffersonian Tradition, is a compilation of his best writings from articles, essays, biographies and book reviews from 1969 through 2001. Dr. Wilson contributes regularly to Chronicles and Southern Partisan magazines. He earned his B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of North Carolina. His current research is on Southern intellectual and cultural continuity.

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