Alan Gilbert

Academic Historian

Alan Gilbert is John Evans professor in the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver.  His Ph.D. in Government and B.A. in Social Studies are from Harvard University; he received an M.SC. in Political Sociology from the London School of Economics and did advanced study in the Department of Philosophy at Cornell.  He is the author of Marx’s Politics: Communists and Citizens (Rutgers), Democratic Individuality (Cambridge) and Must Global Politics Constrain Democracy? (Princeton).

Fighting for Freedom on Both Sides of the American Revolution

Alan Gilbert, University of Denver political scientist and anti-racist activist, is the author of Black Patriots and Loyalists: Fighting for Emancipation in the War for Independence, one of the few works that examines the free and enslaved blacks who joined the American Patriots and the … Read MoreFighting for Freedom on Both Sides of the American Revolution