North America Experts
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
Professor of History, Georgetown University
President and CEO, National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare
University of Calgary
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...
Business Advisor, Law Firm of Borden, Ladner Gervais; Former Premier of Alberta