Phil Klay is a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. His short story collection Redeployment won the 2014 National Book Award for Fiction and was selected as one of the 10 Best Books of 2014 by The New York Times. In his novel Missionaries, to be published in October, Klay examines the globalization of violence through the interlocking stories of four characters and the conflicts that define their lives.
Authors Christine and Frido Mann build on their family legacies as well as on the work of writer Thomas Mann and physicist Werner Heisenberg to illuminate the relationship between the humanities and the sciences and to bring their fight for democracy to Dartmouth, America, and the world.
George Yancy is an American philosopher and public intellectual. He is the author, editor and co-editor of over 20 books. Some of his books include Black Bodies, White Gazes: The Continuing Significance of Race in America, Look, A White! Philosophical Essays on Whiteness, On Race: 34 Conversations in a Time of Crisis, and Backlash: What Happens When We Talk Honestly about Racism in America.
Jake Sullivan was the top policy adviser for Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign. Prior to that, he served as National Security Advisor to Vice President Joe Biden and Director of Policy Planning at the State Department under Secretary Hillary Clinton, a job he took at 34 years of age. Among his diplomatic achievements were the opening to Iran that led to the negotiation of the Iran nuclear pact. He is widely considered one of the foremost analysts of international affairs today.
The Montgomery Fellows Program has reached out across the disciplines and beyond academic life, installing on campus playwrights and film directors, novelists, musicians scientists, politicians, and journalists.