New York Times Bestselling Author and Distinguished Professor, Dr. Michael Eric Dyson

Dr. Michael Eric Dyson is one of the nation’s most renowned professors, inspiring preachers, and prominent media personalities. Dr. Dyson earned his doctorate in Religion from Princeton University and went on to teach at some of the nation's most distinguished universities including Brown, University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill, Columbia, DePaul, the University of Pennsylvania, and Georgetown University. Currently, he is a Distinguished University Professor of African American and Diaspora Studies, a Distinguished University Professor of Ethics and Society, and the NEH Centennial Chair at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Dyson is the author of 25 books, including seven New York Times Bestsellers. Some of his most notable publications are Reflecting Black: African American Cultural Criticism, I May Not Get There With You: The True Martin Luther King Jr., and What Truth Sounds Like: RFK, James Baldwin, and Our Unfinished Conversation About Race in America. His most recent book, Unequal: A Story of America, is a volume for young readers penned with renowned writer and editor, Marc Favreau. Publisher's Weekly says that this "searing look at attempts to block students 'from learning the truth of inequality in the United Staes' encourages readers to acknowledge the deep-seated presence of structural racism in America. Dr. Dyson has been a preacher for over forty years and has lectured across the country and the world.