RESTORING HOPE TO THE AMERICAN DREAM
Dr. Carol Swain is the host of ‘Be The People’ Podcast on America Out Loud. Insightful interviews with movers and shakers, Be the People is about We the People joining forces to reclaim and reshape the best of our nation’s time treasured traditions. Each week we offer insightful interviews with movers and shakers from all different spheres of life. Listen to people who can inspire us to get off the sofa and become better citizens, neighbors, and parents.
She is an award-winning political scientist, a former professor of political science and professor of law at Vanderbilt University, and a lifetime member of the James Madison Society at Princeton University. Her opinion pieces have been published in CNN Online, The Financial Times, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Times, and USA Today. She has appeared on ABC Headline News, BBC Radio, NPR, INT News, CNN’s AC360, Fox News’ Hannity, Fox and Friends, Lou Dobbs Tonight, Judge Jeanine, The Story with Martha MacCallum, Michael Smerconish, The PBS News Hour, and The Washington Journal, and ABC’s Headline News. She had a major role in Hillary’s America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party and has had four viral Prager University videos. Dr. Swain received a B.A. from Roanoke College, M.A. from Virginia Polytechnic & State University, Ph.D. from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and M.S.L. from Yale. She lives in Tennessee.
Dr. Carol Swain’s education and experiences make her a credible and powerful force for change in today’s social and political climate where conservatives are intimidated to champion an often-unpopular message.
She is an award-winning political scientist, a former professor of political science and professor of law at Vanderbilt University, and a lifetime member of the James Madison Society, an international community of scholars affiliated with the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions at Princeton University. Before joining Vanderbilt in 1999, Dr. Swain was a tenured associate professor of politics and public policy at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.
Most recently, she was a candidate in the special mayoral election in Nashville Tennessee, where she strove to become the first African-American to serve as mayor in the history of the city.