Glen Browder served as a U.S. Congressman, Alabama Secretary of State, and Alabama State Legislator. A moderate Democrat, he was one of the founders of the Congressional Blue Dog Coalition. He earned his B.A. in history from Presbyterian College (SC) and a Ph.D in political science from Emory University (GA). He now serves as Professor Emeritus of American Democracy at Jacksonville State University in Alabama. He also was Distinguished Visiting Professor of National Security Affairs at Naval Postgraduate School in California for ten years and served a brief stint as Visiting Fellow at Harvard University. His recent books are Stealth Reconstruction and The South’s New Racial Politics; he also is the author of The Future of American Democracy. Additional information about Browder is available in Geni Certain's Professor-Politician: The Biography of Alabama Congressman Glen Browder (http://www.newsouthbooks.com/browder).