North America Experts

Director of Cross-Border and International Research, University at Buffalo
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
National War College and Georgetown University
Former Congressman (D-Mo.), President & CEO, Gephardt Government Affairs
Michelle Getchell earned her Ph.D. in History at the University of Texas at Austin in 2014. She has published a book chapter on narcoterrorism and an article on the 1954 Guatemala coup, and is a frequent contributor to H-Diplo. This is her first book.
Virginia E. and John T. Hazel Professor of Public Policy, George Mason University; Wilson Center Fellow
Jack A. Goldstone (PhD. Harvard) is Hazel Professor of Public Policy and a Fellow of the Mercatus Center of George Mason University.  He is also Director of the International Research Laboratory on Political Demography at the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration in Moscow.  He is the author of Revolution and Rebellion in the Early Modern World (winne...
senior Arctic consultant, ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company
Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost, Hopkins P. Breazeale Professor of Journalism, Louisiana State University
Jack Hamilton’s career has traced a path through newsrooms, the corridors of government, and a university campus. Hamilton came to Louisiana State University in 1992 to head the Manship School of Mass Communication.  He stepped down as dean in 2010 to become the executive vice-chancellor and provost.           As a journalist, Hamilton reported for the...