North America Experts
Medical Writer and 'The Doctor's World' Columnist, New York Times; Clinical Professor of Medicine, New York University
My professional life has combined two personal interests – medicine and journalism. As the first physician to work full time for a daily newspaper, beginning in 1969, I have ventured into some novel areas of journalism, like covering the personal health of political leaders.Stories about Sen. Thomas Eagleton's history of hospitalizations and electro-shock therapy for repeated episodes of...
Professor of Politics and Public Policy, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Ottawa
Robert Asselin is the Associate Director of the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Ottawa. He served as Advisor and Speechwriter to the Prime Minister of Canada and to the Leader of the Official Opposition. Robert is also on the Advisory Board of Canada 2020, a progressive think tank based in Ottawa. He lectures in Canadian Politics, public policy, democratic...
Ph.D. Candidate, Corcoran Department of History, University of Virginia
Mary Barton is a doctoral candidate in the Corcoran Department of History at the University of Virginia. Her research examines early terrorism and counter-terrorism from a transnational perspective.
EducationM.A., International Relations, The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, 1986; A.B., Bowdoin College, 1979; Diplôme de Hautes Études de Lettres et Civilisation, Centre international d'études françaises, Université de Nice (France), 1983SubjectsCanada, NAFTA,U.S.-Canada Relations,U.S.-Canada RelationsHonorsCertificate of Merit, International Council f...
Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute
Chair of the International Migration section of the American Sociological Association
Former United States Secretary of Commerce
National Invasive Species Council, assistant director for prevention and budgetary coordination
assistant secretary, Regulatory Cooperation Council Secretariat, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
Assistant Professor, Northwestern University
Jonathan Caverley is an assistant professor of political science at Northwestern University, where he co-chairs the Working Group on Security Studies at the Roberta Buffett Center for International and Comparative Studies. Professor Caverley previously served as a submarine officer in the U.S. Navy and as an Assistant Professor of Naval Science at Northwestern University, where he taught undergrad...