The Sacco-Vanzetti Affair: America on Trial
Moshik Temkin, Associate Professor of Public Policy, Harvard University
Maison de la paix, Geneva
Moshik Temkin joined the Harvard Kennedy School faculty in 2008. A specialist in the history of the modern United States in global and comparative perspective, with a focus on the connections between history and public policy, he is particularly interested in the interaction between Americans and non-Americans.
He is the author of The Sacco-Vanzetti Affair: America on Trial (Yale University Press, 2011) as well as several articles and book chapters. His current research interests include the history of the death penalty in comparative perspective, the impact of war on public policy intellectuals since World War I, Malcolm X's career and politics in a global context, the relationship between American civil rights and global human rights and the contest between global political activism and travel control since the Cold War.
This event is part of the Doctoral Seminar series.