Wilfred M. McClay
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Wilfred M. McClay has been the SunTrust Bank Chair of Excellence in Humanities at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, where he is also a professor of history, since 1999. Professor McClay also has taught at Georgetown University, Tulane University, Johns Hopkins University, and the University of Dallas; is senior scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington D.C.; and is senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington, D.C. He is author of "The Masterless: Self and Society in Modern America" (North Carolina, 1994) and "Figures in the Carpet: Finding the human Person in the American Past" (2007). Professor McClay was educated at St. John’s College (Annapolis) and the John Hopkins University, where he received a Ph.D. in history in 1987.