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Heather Fryer

Heather Fryer is the Henry W. Casper S.J. Professor of History and Director of the American Studies Program at Creighton University, where she specializes in the social and cultural history of the American West in the twentieth century. She is the author of Perimeters of Democracy: Inverse Utopias and the Wartime Social Landscape in the American West (University of Nebraska Press, 2010) and is currently conducting research on manifestations of—and resistance to—"benevolent racism" among white racial progressives during and immediately after World War II.