Professor of sociology, University of California Santa Barbara
Dick Flacks is research professor of sociology at University of California Santa Barbara. His books include: Making History: The American Left and the American Mind; Beyond the Barricades: The Sixties Generation Grows Up; Youth and Social Change. His research and teaching centers on issues of political participation, commitment and protest. His weekly radio program, "Culture of Protest," has been on Santa Barbara radio for 25 years.