North America Experts
branch chief, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget
Associate Professor of History and African American Studies and Affiliated Professor of Performing Arts (Jazz) at Georgetown University
I came to academia after many years working as a Community and Human rights organizer and before that as a shipyard rigger, longshoreman and house painter. My wife, Laura Ginsburg, and I have two children. Lena is a graduate of the National Cathedral School for Girls and the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service and Miles is a graduate of St Albans School for Boys and the University of M...
director, Eurasia Group
Professor of Pediatrics and Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, University of Cincinnati, and Director of the Hematology Program and Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Cincinnati Childrens' Hospital Medical Center
Associate Professor of Government, Cornell University
After completing my qualifying exams as a graduate student in political theory, I was confronted, as all Ph.D. students inevitably are, with the question of what in the world to write as a dissertation. I had become increasingly unhappy with the study of theory, and so began gravitating toward an analysis of contemporary social problems. Immigration seemed the perfect nexus, capturing my interests...
Assistant Professor, Department of History and African/Afro-American Studies, University of Rhode Island
Since 1999 I have taught history and African-American Studies at the University of Rhode Island. Subsequent to my arrival at URI I taught at Arizona State University for two years. Born and raised in New York City, I received a B.A. in History and Africana Studies from SUNY Stony Brook and a Ph.D. in American History from Temple University. My intellectual focus in graduate school centered on merg...
Professor, Georgetown University Law School and former Acting Solicitor General of the United States
Professor of History, Georgetown University
President and CEO, National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare