Mary L. Dudziak is a leading American legal historian and past-president of SHAFR. She writes and teaches about the history of war’s impact on American law and politics, civil rights history and constitutional law. Her books include War·Time: An Idea, Its History, Its Consequences (2012); Exporting American Dreams: Thurgood Marshall’s African Journey (2008); Cold War Civil Rights: Race and the Image of American Democracy (2000, 2nd ed. 2011); and two edited collections. Her op-eds have appeared in the New York Times and elsewhere. Her research has been supported by the Kluge Center, Library of Congress; John Simon Guggenheim Foundation; School of Social Science, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton; American Council of Learned Societies and others.