Lawrence Rosenthal

Dr. Lawrence Rosenthal is chair and lead researcher of the Berkeley Center for Right-Wing Studies and the author or Empire of Resentment: How the Populist Revolt Shook America (The New Press). He has taught at the University of California, Berkeley, in the sociology and Italian studies departments and was a Fulbright Professor at the University of Naples in Italy. He lives in Berkeley.

News and Reviews

Author Interview

Read a Q&A interview with author Lawrence Rosenthal about Empire of Resentment, the history of populism, and the right’s shift toward nationalism.


Read an excerpt from Empire of Resentment about how identity politics became all about white men in GEN, a Medium publication.

Books by Lawrence Rosenthal

Empire of Resentment
Populism’s Toxic Embrace of Nationalism

Lawrence Rosenthal