Carol Anderson is an Assistant Professor of History at the University of Missouri— Columbia. Her book, Eyes Off the Prize:African Americans, the United Nations, and the Struggle for Human Rights, 1944–1955, will be published by Cambridge University Press. Anderson is a Ford Fellow, an ACLS Fellow, a Center for International Cooperation (CIC) Fellow, and a recent recipient of the William T. Kemper Fellowship for Excellence in Teaching.
Donald R. Culverson is Professor of Political and Justice Studies at Governors State University in Illinois. He is the author of Contesting Apartheid: U.S.Activism, 1960– 1987. Culverson's work has appeared in Political Science Quarterly, TransAfrica Forum, Sage Race Relations Abstracts, and other venues. His current research project examines the impact of globalization on U.S. domestic racial politics.
Mary L. Dudziak is Judge Edward J. and Ruey L. Guirado Professor of Law and History at the University of Southern California School of Law. She is the author of the pioneering and widely cited Stanford Law Review article “Desegregation as a Cold War Imperative.” Dudziak most recently published Cold War Civil Rights: Race and the Image of American Democracy.
Cary Fraser teaches the history of American foreign policy and twentieth-century African American history at Penn State University. He has been a recipient of fellowships from the Social Science Research Council and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Fraser is the author of Ambivalent Anti-Colonialism: The United States and the Genesis of West Indian Independence, 1940–1964.
Gerald Horne teaches at the University of North Carolina—Chapel Hill and is the author, most recently, of From the Barrel of a Gun: The United States and the War against Zimbabwe, Race Woman: The Lives of Shirley Graham Du Bois, and Race War! White Supremacy vs. Blacks and Asians in the Japanese Attack on Hong Kong and the British Empire, 1920–1950 (forthcoming).
Michael Krenn is currently serving as chair of the Department of History at Appalachian State University. He received his Ph.D. in 1985 from Rutgers University, where he studied under the guidance of Lloyd C. Gardner. His most recent book is entitled Black Diplomacy: African Americans and the State Department, 1945–1969. He is now at work on a manuscript about U.S. art exhibits sent overseas during the Cold War.
Paul Gordon Lauren is Regents Professor at the University of Montana. He is an internationally recognized scholar on diplomacy, human rights, and racial discrimination, having lectured before the United Nations and published eight books, including the award-winning The Evolution of International Human Rights, which was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize, and Power and Prejudice: The Politics and Diplomacy of Racial Discrimination.