Mary L. Dudziak is a leading American legal historian and 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.