Sat, 27 July 2019
Rebecca Vallas is the Vice President of the Poverty to Prosperity Program at the Center for American Progress. She is also the host of Off-Kilter podcast powered by CAP Action.
Keri Leigh Merritt works as a historian and writer in Atlanta, Georgia. She earned her B.A. from Emory University and her M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Georgia. Her first book, Masterless Men: Poor Whites and Slavery in the Antebellum South (Cambridge University Press, 2017), won both the Bennett Wall Award from the Southern Historical Association, honoring the best book in Southern economic or business history published in the previous two years, as well as the President’s Book Award from the Social Science History Association.