Kitty Shropshire

Kitty Shropshire is a PhD candidate in literary and cultural studies and graduate instructor at Carnegie Mellon University. Her research focuses on the mediatization of far right politics in the 20th century and includes examining the relationship between far-right groups and the traditional media outlets, as well as the means by which far-right groups establish and use alternative media platforms.

Hate in the Time of Coronavirus

May 07, 2020

There is no part of the globe that has not been affected by the novel coronavirus pandemic. At the time of writing, over 200 countries and territories have reported outbreaks as the global number of confined COVID-19 cases continues its steady march towards 4 million. But there is another pandemic...

How to Debate Confederate Symbols

January 23, 2020

In a recent interview, former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley talked about her decision to call for the removal of the Confederate flag from the South Carolina State House after Dylann Roof killed nine black parishioners at Charleston’s Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in June 2015. While the Confederate flag...