Freelance writer. History Professor. Working Dad. Irish Musician. I also do dishes. I write at thismess.net
David M. Perry writes about language, power and privilege. His work appears in Al Jazeera America, the Atlantic, the Chronicle of Higher Education, CNN.com, the Huffington Post, the Nation, and daily on his blog, www.thismess.net. He is also a history professor at Dominican Musician, an Irish Musician, and father to a boy with Down syndrome and his hyper-verbal little sister.