Elaine Tyler May

Elaine Tyler May is Regents Professor in the Departments of American Studies and History at the University of Minnesota. She is the author of several books, including "Homeward Bound" and "Barren in the Promised Land." She has contributed to "Ms.," the "Los Angeles Times," the "New York Times," and more. She is 2009-2010 President of the Organization of American Historians. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.