Patrick B. Sharp is the Chair of the Liberal Studies Department at Cal State, Los Angeles. His first book, Savage Perils: Racial Frontiers and Nuclear Apocalypse in American Culture looks at how Darwinist narratives of race and progress have influenced political rhetoric and stories about nuclear apocalypse. He has also co-edited with Dr. Jeannette Eileen Jones an anthology entitled Darwin in Atlantic Cultures: Evolutionary Visions of Race, Gender, and Sexuality.
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