Nikhil Pal Singh

Expertise

Ideas of Foreign Policy, Race

Programs

Ending Endless War, Democratizing Foreign Policy

Bio

Nikhil Pal Singh is a Non-Resident Fellow at the Quincy Institute and Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis and History at New York University (NYU). He is the founding faculty director of the NYU Prison Education Program, which offers college courses toward an Associate of Arts Degree to men incarcerated at Wallkill Correctional Facility in Ulster County, NY. A historian of the civil rights movement, foreign policy and national security in the United States, he is the author of Race and America’s Long War (2017), Black Is a Country: Race and the Unfinished Struggle for Democracy (2004), and author and editor (with Jack O’Dell) of Climin’ Jacob’s Ladder; The Black Freedom Movement Writing of Jack O’Dell (2010). Singh’s writing and historian interviews have appeared in New York magazine, n+1, Time, The New Republic, The Intercept, The New Statesman, NPRs Open Source, and Code Switch.

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