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Greg Grandin

Greg Grandin is a professor of history at New York University. He is the author of several books, including A Century of Revolution: Insurgent and Counter-insurgent Violence during Latin America’s Long Cold War; Empire’s Workshop: Latin America, the United States, and the Rise of the New Imperialism; Fordlandia: The Rise and Fall of Henry Ford’s Forgotten Jungle City; and The Empire of Necessity: Slavery, Freedom, and Deception in the New World, which won the Bancroft Prize in American History and the Beveridge Prize in American History. His most recent work is Kissinger’s Shadow: The Long Reach of America’s Most Controversial Statesman. A new book, The Wall: The Significance of the Border in American History Today, is forthcoming. Grandin is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.