Dr. Wilfred McClay

Professor | Hillsdale College

  • Dr. McClay is the Victor Davis Hanson Chair in Classical History and Western Civilization a Hillsdale College.
  • Author of the acclaimed new history book, Land of Hope: An Invitation to the Great American Story. Among his other books are A Student’s Guide to U.S. History; Religion Returns to the Public Square: Faith and Policy in America; Figures in the Carpet: Finding the Human Person in the American Past, and Why Place Matters: Geography, Identity, and Civic Life in Modern America.
  • Winner of multiple awards and appointments, he is a member of the U.S. Semiquincentennial Commission, which is planning events for the nation’s 250th anniversary in 2026.