United States Experts
Author, Cultural Historian, and Television Commentator
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...
National Council of La Raza
executive director and vice president, Institute for Women's Policy Research
Professor of History, Duke University; Project Director, "Behind the Veil: Documenting African American Life in the Jim Crow South," Center for Documentary Studies
I teach modern American and Afro-American history at Duke University, along with documenting and explaining black experiences of segregation. My scholarly interests began forming in 1963, when I received the first Rayford W. Logan Historical Prize (an all-expense scholarship) at Virginia Union University. During freshman year I had joined student sit-ins and pickets in downtown Richmond, plus camp...
National War College and Georgetown University
Former Congressman (D-Mo.), President & CEO, Gephardt Government Affairs
Director Emeritus, National Museumof American History, Smithsonian Institution
Associate Professor, Department of History, University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy