Adam Green is Associate Professor of American History and, since July 2011, Master of the Social Science Collegiate Division. He received his BA from The University of Chicago (1985) and his Ph.D. from Yale University (1998). He teaches and conducts research in a variety of fields, including twentieth century U.S. history, African American history, urban history, cultural studies, and social movements. He has written and co-edited two books: Selling the Race: Culture and Community in Black Chicago, 1940-1955 (Univ. of Chicago Press: 2006); Time Longer than Rope: Studies in African American Activism, 1850-1950, co- edited with Charles Payne (New York University Press: 2003). His current book research deals with the history of the black struggle for happiness, and he is developing several articles projects dealing with segregation, police torture, and post-1970 culture and society in Black Chicago.