Eric Rauchway writes about and teaches US history at the University of California, Davis, where he has been a professor since 2001. He has consulted for government and private agencies, including the US Department of Justice and a major Hollywood studio. He holds a PhD from Stanford, an MA from Oxford, and a bachelor's degree from Cornell. He has previously taught at the University of Nevada, Reno, and the University of Oxford, and he lives with his family in Davis, California. A cv is available here.