United States Experts
Assistant Professor, School of Modern Languages, Georgia Institute of Technology
Associate Professor, Department of History, State University of New York at Buffalo
As a graduate student in history at Columbia University, my primary focus was 20th century U.S. urban history. I came into that field partly out of a love for cities, but also because I wanted to understand how Americans have made decisions about building social infrastructure—both in terms of design and levels of funding. In essence, I wondered why in the U.S. it was so hard to do coherent...
Associate Professor of Political Science, University of California-Riverside
Karthick Ramakrishnan is associate professor of political science at the University of California, Riverside. His research focuses on civic participation, immigration policy, and the politics of race, ethnicity, and immigration in the United States. He is project director of the National Asian American Survey, which conducted the first national opinion survey of Asian Americans in 2008, and will c...
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
PhD Candidate, Russian Academy of Sciences
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...
Professor, Department of History, University College Cork
Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit