Alphabetical List of Experts on Race, Class, and Gender
Areas of Expertise:
American Politics, Public Policy, Race, Class & Gender
Carol M. Swain (B.A., Roanoke College, 1983; M.A., Virginia Polytechnic & State Univ., 1984; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1989; MSL, Yale, 2000). Professor Swain has authored award-winning books including Black Faces, Black Interests: The Representation of African Americans in Congress (Harvard University Press, 1993, 1995: reprinted University Press of America, 2006). Black Faces won the Woodrow Wilson prize for the best book published in the U. S. on government, politics, or international affairs in 1994, and was cited by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy in Johnson v. DeGrandy, 512 U.S. 997 (1994) and twice by Justice Sandra Day O' Connor in Georgia V. Ashcroft, 539 U.S. (2003).
Her books include The New White Nationalism in America: Its Challenge to Integration (Cambridge University Press, 2002) that was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize, Contemporary Voices of White Nationalism (Cambridge University Press, 2003, edited with Russ Nieli), and most recently Debating Immigration (Cambridge University Press, 2007). Her latest book is: Be the People: A Call to Reclaim America’s Faith and Promise (Forthcoming, Thomas Nelson Publishing, 2011)
She is widely recognized as an expert on race relations, immigration, black leadership, and evangelical politics. Her media appearances include BBC Radio, NPR, CNN's Andersen Cooper, Lou Dobbs Tonight, Fox’s Hannity, PBS's News Hour with Jim Lehrer, The Washington Journal, and ABC's Headline News, Her op-eds have appeared in numerous newspapers. These include The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Times, and USA Today.
Speaking: Dr. Swain is available to lecture on topics related to her areas of expertise. Possible talks include:
"Why Birthright Citizenship No Longer Serves America's Needs"
"Can We Save America by Reviving Patriotism and Faith in the Judeo-Christian God?"
"From GED to Ph.D.: The Carol Swain Story"
Phone: (615) 310-8617
Website: Personal Website
Joseph Eugene Yi
Areas of Expertise:
Race, Immigration, Religion, civil society, Asian Americans, USA and East Asia, USA and East Asia (Korea) relations.
Joseph E. Yi (Ph.D., University of Chicago, 2004) is Assistant Professor of Public Administration at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies. Yi is author of God and Karate on on the Southside: Bridging differences, Building American Communities (Lexington Books, 2009). He also has forthcoming articles on religious participation, race, Proposition 8, and Asian-American education.