Carol M. Swain (born March 7, 1954) is an author and a Professor of Poltical Science and Professor of Law at Vanderbilt University. She is noted for her work The New White Nationalism in America, Its Challenge to Integration.
A study of White Nationalism
Dr. Swain’s book The New White Nationalism in America appeared in 2002. In it she critiques the White Nationalist Movement as having genuine grievances and not solely motivated by hate. She describes her book as a "wake up call".
- My book is a wake up call. We're at a point in history where we have an opportunity to avert disaster. I believe that unless we take action today, we're headed for unprecedented levels of racial and ethnic conflict.