James E. McWilliams

James McWilliams is an Ingram professor of history at Texas State University-San Marcos.

By James E. McWilliams:


Drop the Bomb!

Readers of the gushing Austin American-Statesman could be forgiven for thinking differently, but other people actually ran the 2006 New York City Marathon besides Lance Armstrong. Lance might have been ensconced by a motorcycle brigade, personal pacers, and every amenity … Read More



I’ve just finished grading 124 essays from my U.S. history survey course and I’m fairly certain that the fall of American civilization is upon us. Forget the sad reality that my students’ assessment of the colonies’ place in the English … Read More