Specialties: American Constitution, American History, Capitalism
Dr. Thompson is the BB&T Research Professor at Clemson University and the executive director of the Clemson Institute for the Study of Capitalism. He is the author of the award-winning book John Adams and the Spirit of Liberty. He has edited several books, including Antislavery Political Writings, 1833-1860.
- American Slavery, American Freedom
- The Separation of School and State
- Neoconservatism: An Obituary for an Idea
- The Revolutionary Origins of the American Constitution
- John Adams: America's Greatest Founding Father