U.S. Politics Experts

Chief Political Correspondent, New York Times Magazine
Matt Bai is the chief political correspondent for the New York Times Magazine, where he covered the last three presidential campaigns. He also writes the "Political Times" column that appears regularly in the Caucus, the Times' political blog. Bai often explores issues of generational change in American politics and society. His cover articles in the magazine include the 2008 essay...
Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute
Jason Brodsky is currently the Policy Advisor to the Director, President and CEO and a Research Associate in the Middle East Program at the Wilson Center.  Previously, he served as Special Assistant (Research/Writing) to Congresswoman Jane Harman.  Prior to joining the Wilson Center, Brodsky served as a Policy Fellow at the White House.  He has also worked for U.S. Senator Charles E...
Staff Writer, The Christian Science Monitor
Senior Scholar
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Howard A. Newman Professor of American Studies, Department of History, Cornell University
María Cristina García is the Howard A. Newman Professor of American Studies in the Department of History at Cornell University, where she teaches courses on immigration history. She is the author of Seeking Refuge: Central American migration to Mexico, the United States, and Canada (2006); Havana USA: Cuban Exiles and Cuban Americans in South Florida (1996); and articles and book chapters on refug...
Former Congressman (D-Mo.), President & CEO, Gephardt Government Affairs
Hazel Professor of Public Policy, George Mason University
Jack A. Goldstone (PhD. Harvard) is Hazel Professor of Public Policy and a Fellow of the Mercatus Center of George Mason University.  He is also Director of the International Research Laboratory on Political Demography at the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration in Moscow.  He is the author of Revolution and Rebellion in the Early Modern World (winne...
Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost, Hopkins P. Breazeale Professor of Journalism, Louisiana State University
Jack Hamilton’s career has traced a path through newsrooms, the corridors of government, and a university campus. Hamilton came to Louisiana State University in 1992 to head the Manship School of Mass Communication.  He stepped down as dean in 2010 to become the executive vice-chancellor and provost.           As a journalist, Hamilton reported for the...
Jane Harman resigned from Congress February 28, 2011 to join the Woodrow Wilson Center as its first female Director, President and CEO. Representing the aerospace center of California during nine terms in Congress, she served on all the major security committees: six years on Armed Services, eight years on Intelligence, and eight on Homeland Security.  During her long public career, Harm...

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