Bethany Moreton Visiting Fellow at Heilbroner Center

Bethany Moreton will serve as a Visiting Fellow at The New School's Robert L. Heilbroner Center for Capitalism Studies. She co-coordinates Dartmouth’s colloquium in Critical Finance Studies and co-edits the Columbia University Press book series Studies in the History of U.S. Capitalism. Her work includes To Serve God and Wal-Mart: The Making of Christian Free Enterprise (Harvard, 2009), which won the OAH’s Frederick Jackson Turner Award and the ASA’s John Hope Franklin Prize; Devotions and Desires: Histories of Religion and Sexuality in the Twentieth-Century United States, (UNC, 2017) co-edited with Gill Frank and Heather White, and many articles and book chapters on the conservative intersections of religion, sex, and economics. She is currently at work on two manuscripts: Fifty Shades of Green: Sexing the History of Capitalism (Zone Books) and Slouching Towards Moscow: American Conservatives and the Romance of Russia (Harvard University Press).When the U.S. state of Georgia banned undocumented immigrants from its public universities in 2010, she co-founded Freedom University to provide free university-level coursework to Georgia high-school graduates regardless of immigration status. She is a founding member of the Tepoztlán Institute for the Transnational History of the Americas, now in its sixteenth year of annual bilingual seminars in Mexico.