David Tyroler Romine Ph.D. is a historian of the United States focusing on the intersection of race, social movements, and public policy. He received a Master’s degree from New York University in 2009 and a Ph.D. from Duke University in 2018. Since graduating, he has worked as a teacher and a research associate with the Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity, where he began work on a biography of the center’s namesake, Dr. Samuel DuBois Cook. Subsequently, he has worked as an instructor at Duke University and Winston-Salem State University, teaching public policy and history classes. Dr. Romine lives in Durham with his partner, two children, and a husky.