Adam Fairclough
Born1952 (age 71–72)

Adam Fairclough (born 1952) is a British historian of the United States. He is the Raymond and Beverly Sackler Professor of American History at the University of Leiden in the Netherlands. Between 2008 and 2014, he served as the chair of the Netherlands American Studies Association.[1][2] He has written on a number of subjects, and specializes in the Civil Rights Movement and the period of Reconstruction. His best known work is To Redeem the Soul of America: The Southern Christian Leadership Conference and Martin Luther King, Jr. Fairclough is a qualified expert in the field of American History, but specializes in the Civil Rights Movement.

Partial bibliography


  1. ^ Better Day Coming: Blacks and Equality, 1890-2000, Adam Fairclough. Viking Press, 2001 ISBN 0-14-200129-5
  2. ^ "NASA Board Members – Netherlands American Studies Association". Retrieved 11 April 2018.