Carol Anderson is the Charles Howard Candler Professor and Chair of African American Studies at Emory University. She is the author of the New York Times bestseller White Rage, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award, Bourgeois Radicals, and Eyes off the Prize. Professor Anderson’s role as a public scholar has found her serving on working groups dealing with race, minority rights, and criminal justice at Stanford’s Center for Applied Science and Behavioral Studies, the Aspen Institute and the United Nations and as a member of the U.S. State Department’s Historical Advisory Committee. She is currently on the Advisory Board of the National Economic and Social Rights Initiative. She has appeared on The Rachel Maddow Show, PBS NewsHour, and Democracy Now!, as well as providing commentary for the Huffington Post, The Guardian, New York Times and Washington Post. Her op-ed in the Washington Post on Ferguson was the most shared for the newspaper in 2014. Her new book is "One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression is Destroying our Democracy." She lives in Atlanta, Georgia.