Ira Berlin (firstname.lastname@example.org) is Distinguished University Professor and Professor of History. In his most recent book, The Long Emancipation: The Demise of Slavery in the United States(Harvard University Press, 2015), Berlin draws upon decades of study to offer a framework for understanding slavery’s demise in the United States, weaving the distinct characteristics of emancipation into a larger narrative of the meaning of American freedom.
Julie Greene (email@example.com) is a Professor of History with particular interest in the history of labor, the working-class, and immigration. Her most recent book, The Canal Builders: Making America's Empire at the Panama Canal (Penguin Press, 2009), focuses on the tens of thousands of workingmen and workingwomen who traveled from all around the world to live and labor on the canal project. She is founding co-director of the Center for the History of the New America.
Katarina Keane (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the Assistant Director of the Center and an instructor in the Department of History. Her dissertation explored the experiences and contributions of Southern women in the American feminist movement of the 1960s and 1970s. Her teaching and research interests center on social movements in the post-1945 period.