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First Name

Jeremy

Last Name

Young

University

Dixie State University

Field(s) of Study

History

Bio

Jeremy C. Young is an Assistant Professor of History at Dixie State University and the author of The Age of Charisma: Leaders, Followers, and Emotions in American Society, 1870-1940 (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2017). He is a historian of the 19th and 20th century United States, with particular interests in the history of emotions, social movements, and political communication. His research explores how the experiences of ordinary Americans reflect and condition historical trends. The central theme of his work is that ordinary people shape history in complex and unexpected ways.