Scott Ellsworth is an award-winning historian at the University of Michigan, whose research has been featured on the Today Show, ABC News Nightline, Good Morning America, National Public Radio, the History Channel, and PBS's the American Experience. He has written about America history for The New York Times, Washington Post, and Los Angeles Times. An expert in twentieth century American life, he spent a decade as a historian at the National Museum of American History at the Smithsonian. Ellsworth is the author of Death in the Promised Land, an account of the 1921 Tulsa race riots. He lives in Ann Arbor with his wife and twin sons.