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Former Coordinator, Elder Justice and Nursing Home Initiative, US Department of Justice; Senior Trial Counsel, Civil Division
My road to the field of elder abuse and thus to the Wilson Center was borne of a long series of counterintuitive decisions. Although I was initially headed for medicine, while an undergraduate I took a law school class in mental health law and began to learn about the countless riveting, impossible, shameful and heartbreaking issues at the intersection of public health, vulnerability and the law....
Author and Journalist
Linda Killian's first book was THE FRESHMEN: What Happened to the Republican Revolution? in which she followed Newt Gingrich's career as Speaker of the House closely. This critically acclaimed book is a behind-the-scenes account of the104th Congress - the story of the GOP freshmen of '94 and the Republican takeover of Congress. It reveals the maneuvering and intrigues, the personal and...
Professor of History, University of Maryland, College Park
EducationM.A. and Ph.D. in American Civilization, Brown University; B.A. in Philosophy, Barnard CollegeHonorsFulbright Senior Scholar, Germany, 2009; Woodrow Wilson Center Fellow, 2005-6; Shelby Cullom Davis Center Fellowship, Princeton University, 1995-96; Social Politics recognized by Library Journal as one of "10 Best New Journals of 1994"; Fulbright Scholar Abroad, Sweden, 1994; Nati...