Jeanne Theoharis

Jeanne Theoharis is distinguished professor of political science at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York. She is the author of numerous books and articles on the civil rights and Black Power movements, the politics of race and education, social welfare, and civil rights in post-9/11 America, including the award-winning "The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Park" and, most recently, "A More Beautiful and Terrible History: The Uses and Misuses of Civil Rights History."