H-PAD Virtual Speakers-Concise List

H-PAD Friends and Supporters,

You have probably received a fair amount of information about our new Virtual Speakers Program, and more is available on the H-PAD website at https://www.historiansforpeace.org/speakers/  We have, however, received requests for a concise list of the speakers that can be quickly browsed.  Here it is. 



H-PAD Virtual Speakers-Concise List

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  • Alexander Aviña, Arizona State University (alexander.avina@asu.edu): Immigration, US–Latin America relations.
  • Joel Beinin, Stanford University (beinin@stanford.edu): Israel/Palestine, Egypt, and U.S. Middle East policy.
  • Medea Benjamin, CODEPINK (medea@codepink.org): resisting US militarism and interventions.
  • Phyllis Bennis, Institute for Policy Studies (pbennis@ips-dc.org): Palestine-Israel, US policy in the Middle East, Yemen war, Syria, Gulf monarchies, Arab Spring, US-Iran conflict, US-UN relations.
  • Leslie Cagan, The People's Climate Movement (lesliecagan@igc.org): climate change; the power of public protest; organizing in a pandemic.
  • Horace Campbell, Syracuse University (hgcampbe@syr.edu): Peace and reconstruction; reparations; US militarism; US wars against liberation movements (especially in Africa); Cold War.
  • Aviva Chomsky, Salem State University (avi.chomsky@salemstate.edu): social and economic issues in Latin America and the Caribbean; immigration in the U.S.
  • Oliver Fein, Cornell Medical School (ofein@med.cornell.eu): Healthcare.
  • Bill Fletcher Jr, syndicated columnist, media commentator (billfletcherjr@gmail.com): U.S. foreign policy, electoral politics, labor and workers’ movements, and right-wing populism.
  • Joshua Freeman, CUNY Graduate Center (jfreeman@gc.cuny.edu): Contemporary and recent labor relations in the U.S.
  • Marlene Fried, Hampshire College (mgfss@hampshire.edu) : Abortion and reproductive justice.
  • Irene Gendzier, Boston University, (gendzier@bu.edu): US relations in the Middle East.
  • Dan Georgakas, Anarchist poet and historian (georgakas@hotmail.com) League of Revolutionary Black Workers, the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), non-authoritarian radical organizing.
  • Joseph Gerson, Campaign for Peace, Disarmament and Common Security (jgerson80@gmail.com): U.S Asia-Pacific policies, history and policy of U.S. and nuclear weapons, disarmament initiatives.
  • Linda Gordon, New York University (linda.gordon@nyu.edu): the Klan, 1930s American fascist groups, far-right groups.
  • Steven Hahn, New York University (steven.hahn@nyu.edu):  Political violence in US history, slavery and racism, the Confederacy and its legacies, US empire, the illiberal and liberal traditions.
  • Michael Kazin, Georgetown University (Michael.Kazin@Georgetown.edu):   US peace movements–particularly World War I and the Vietnam War; social movements generally.
  • Rashid Khalidi, Columbia University (rik2101@columbia.edu): US Middle East Policy.
  • Michael Klare, Five College Program in Peace and World Security Studies (mklare@armscontrol.org) Climate change; arms control.
  • Peter Kuznick, American University (pkuznick@aol.com): Nuclear weapons policy.
  • Zachary Lockman, New York University (zl1@nyu.edu): Israel/Palestine, US policy in the Middle East, in Egypt, BDS advocacy, Palestinian rights.
  • Stephen Miles, Win Without War (stephen@winwithoutwar.org: US foreign policy, war powers,  Pentagon and defense spending, endless wars.
  • Wilbur Miller, SUNY Stony Brook (wilbur.miller@stonybrook.edu):  U.S. social history, police and criminality, Civil War and Reconstruction.
  • Molly Nolan, New York University (mn4@nyu.edu):  Trans-Atlantic relations.
  • Trita Parsi, Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft (media@quincyinst.org): Iran, the Middle East, and the U.S.
  • Kimberly K. Phillips-Fein, New York University (kpf2@nyu.edu): The fiscal crisis of states and cities; the history of conservatism and its lessons.
  • Frances Fox Piven, Graduate Center-CUNY (ffpiven@gmail.com): Poor people’s struggles, social movements, challenging authority.
  • Margaret Power, Illinois Tech (marmacpower1@gmail.com): Riight-wing women, the recent history of Chile and Puerto Rico, and the Right in general.
  • Susan Rogers Physicians for a National Health Program (rgrsssn@gmail.com): Healthcare and racial inequities.
  • Ellen Schrecker, Yeshiva University (ellen.schrecker@gmail.com): McCarthyism and political repression, Universities in the 1960s.
  • Alan Singer, Hofstra University (Alan.J.Singer@hofstra.edu): The crisis of democracy, the current crisis in the U.S and in education.
  • Daniel A. Sjursen, Center for International Policy (dannysjursen@hotmail.com): U.S. foreign and military policy post-9/11, reframing patriotism and dissent, antiwar veteran experience, race/class/social justice and U.S. militarism.
  • Andor Skotnes, Russell Sage College (skotna@sage.edu): Race, class, and intersectionality in social struggle; the workers and freedom movements in recent U.S. history; Sixties movements.
  • Paul Y. Song, Physicians for a National Health Program (paulysong@gmail.com): Healthcare.
  • Liz Theoharis, Poor People’s Campaign (liz.theoharis@gmail.com): Democracy, poverty, racism, ecological devastation, militarism, and Christian nationalism.
  • Barbara Weinstein, New York University (barbara.weinstein@nyu.edu): Trump’s impact on Latin American politics.
  • Larry Wittner, SUNY Albany (larrywittner@gmail.com): Nuclear weapons and war.