About Patrick Reilly

Patrick Reilly studies US history at Vanderbilt University.

NBN Episodes hosted by Patrick:

Anne Gray Fischer, "The Streets Belong to Us: Sex, Race, and Police Power from Segregation to Gentrification" (UNC Press, 2022)

June 23, 2022

The Streets Belong to Us

Anne Gray Fischer
Hosted by Patrick Reilly

Anne Gray Fischer speaks about her path to and through research, including how sex workers informed her analysis of policing and state violence, the r…

Gabriel Winant, "The Next Shift: The Fall of Industry and the Rise of Health Care in Rust Belt America" (Harvard UP, 2021)

March 8, 2021

The Next Shift

Gabriel Winant
Hosted by Patrick Reilly

In his book The Next Shift: The Fall of Industry and the Rise of Healthcare in Rust Belt America (Harvard University Press, 2021), Gabriel Winant expl…

LaDale Winling, "Building the Ivory Tower: Universities and Metropolitan Development in the Twentieth Century" (U Pennsylvania Press, 2018)

August 10, 2020

Building the Ivory Tower

LaDale Winling
Hosted by Patrick Reilly

Universities have become state-like entities, possessing their own hospitals, police forces, and real estate companies. To become such behemoths, high…

Andrew S. Baer, "Beyond the Usual Beating" (U Chicago Press, 2020)

July 23, 2020

Beyond the Usual Beating

Andrew S. Baer
Hosted by Patrick Reilly

In the 1970s and 1980s, a group of Chicago police officers routinely tortured criminal suspects in their custody, while fellow cops, state attorneys a…

Stuart Schrader, "​Badges Without Borders: How Global Counterinsurgency Transformed American Policing​" (U California Press, 2019)

November 5, 2019

Badges Without Borders

Stuart Schrader
Hosted by Patrick Reilly

Following World War II, in the midst of global decolonization and intensifying freedom struggles within its borders, the United States developed a wor…

Simon Balto, "Occupied Territory: Policing Black Chicago From Red Summer to Black Power" (UNC Press, 2019)

August 22, 2019

Occupied Territory

Simon Balto
Hosted by Patrick Reilly

Recent scholarship locates the origins of mass incarceration in national anticrime policy from 1960 to 1990, and has drastically reframed the “punitiv…