North America Experts
Westminster House of Lords, London
Lord Ramsbotham is a retired British Army officer, who later served as Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Prisons. He was awarded a life peerage in 2005, and now sits on the cross benches of the House of Lords.Lord Ramsbotham is Chairman of the Koestler Awards scheme, and Vice-Chair of both the All Party Penal Affairs Group and the All Party Parliamentary Group for Learning & Skills in the C...
Senior Counsel to the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation<br> Adjunct Professor, The Thomas Jefferson Program in Public Policy, William and Mary College
Professor, History Department, University of British Columbia, Canada; Co-editor, Canadian Historical Review, 2003-present
I devoted the first 20 years of my career to interdisciplinary and multi-source-based ethnohistorical research about Canadian native economic history and cultural ecology. I became an expert in interpreting the massive archival record of the Hudson's Bay Company (1670-present). My first major publication based on this work was Indians in the Fur Trade (1998 ). In a series of articles and a c...
James Reston is the author of 13 books, three plays, and numerous articles in national magazines. He was awarded the Prix Italia and the Dupont-Columbia Award for his 1983 90 minute radio documentary on National Public Radio, "Father Cares: the Last of Jonestown." His last three works, Galileo: A Life, The Last Apocalypse, and Warriors of God, have been translated into ten foreign langua...
Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada.
Assistant Professor of Political Science and Women's Studies, Washington University in St. Louis
This project engages my interests as a scholar of reproductive politics and as a citizen of the United States who has watched our prison population swell to the largest in the world. My first book examined the ways that institutions such as corporations, hospitals, courts, and legislatures undermine women's equality by creating rights for fetuses. Here, I shift my attention to reproductive con...
Ph.D. Candidate, The University of Florida
Dean of Humanities and Professor of History; UC California, Irvine
senior manager, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Center for Global Regulatory Cooperation
Fellow, New America Foundation; Contributor, The New York Times Magazine