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
Frank Stanton Chair in Nuclear Security Policy studies and Professor of Political Science at MIT. Senior Advisor, Nuclear Proliferation International History Project, Woodrow Wilson Center
Francis J. Gavin is first Frank Stanton Chair in Nuclear Security Policy studies and Professor of Political Science at MIT.Before joining MIT, Francis J. Gavin was the Tom Slick Professor of International Affairs and the Director of the Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law at the University of Texas. From 2005 until 2010, he directed The American Assembly’s multi...
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