Colin Gordon is the F. Wendell Miller Professor of History at the University of Iowa.  He is the author of New Deals: Business, Labor and Politics, 1920-1935 (Cambridge University Press, 1994); Dead on Arrival: The Politics of Health in Twentieth Century America (Princeton University Press, 2003); Mapping Decline: St. Louis and the Fate of the American City (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008); Citizen Brown: Race, Democracy, and Inequality ion the St. Louis Suburbs (University of Chicago Press, 2019); and Patchwork Apartheid: Private Restrictions, Racial Segregation, and Urban Inequality (Russell Sage Foundation Press, forthcoming 2023).  His digital projects include Growing Apart: A Political History of American Inequality (serialized, as "Our Inequality," in Dissent in Spring 2014);  Dividing the City: Race-Restrictive Covenants in St. Louis and St. Louis CountyCitizen Brown (online companion to the book); and Mapping Segregation in Iowa.  Recent research support includes fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities (2004-5 and 2021-2), The Russell Sage Foundation (Visiting Scholar 2022-23), and the Mellon Foundation (Higher Learning, Race and Racialization, 2023-2025) .  He is a Visiting Scholar at the Consumer Finance Institute, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia (2023-24).  He is a senior research consultant at the Common Good Iowa (formerly the Iowa Policy Project), for which he has written a number of reports on health coverage, economic development, and wages and working conditions (including the biennial State of Working Iowa series).  In 2014, he was named a Collegiate Fellow of the College of Liberal Arts and Science.  In 2015, he received the University's Distinguished Achievement in Publicly-Engaged Research Award.  In 2016, he was awarded the Regents Award for Faculty Excellence.