Michael Javen Fortner
Professor of Political Science, The Graduate Center, CUNY.
Michael Javen Fortner is the author of Black Silent Majority: Urban Politics and the Rockefeller Drug Laws, Harvard University Press (2015).
Winner of the Herbert H. Lehman Prize for Distinguished Scholarship in New York History by the New York Academy of History, 2016.
He is also co-editor with Amy Bridges of Urban Citizenship and American Democracy: The Historical and Institutional Roots of Local Politics and Policy, SUNY Press (2016).