U.S. Domestic Policy Experts
University of Erfurt, Germany
Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute
Former Federal Commissioner for the Records of the Ministry for State Security of the Former GDR.
Staff Writer, The Christian Science Monitor
Assistant Professor of Political Science, The University of Denver
I was raised in Evansville, Indiana, the son of a school teacher, attended college at Princeton University, where I studied Eastern religions and Western philosophy, then proceeded to the University of Chicago for graduate studies in The Committee on Social Thought. My Master’s work focused on the emergence of modern political economy from 18th century Scottish moral philosophy. For my...
Distinguished Research Professor, Department of History, Northern Illinois University
My teaching and scholarship have focused primarily on American relations with South and Southeast Asia. My first book was about John Hay, secretary of state when the United States annexed the Philippines. While many American historians had explored the annexation, few had examined American colonial rule. Therefore I decided to research the attitudes and ideas of one important gro...
Assistant Professor of Cultural Anthropology, Center for Contemporary Arab Studies in the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University
My scholarly work has been about the complicated consequences of conflict. My first book, Palestinian Village Histories, focuses on memory and history among Palestinians made refugees in the course of the 1948 War and the creation of Israel. I collected and examined over 120 village books published by Palestinians about their villages that were destroyed, which I combined with interviews and...
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...
Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution
Former Congressman (D-Mo.), President & CEO, Gephardt Government Affairs