Marc Holzer, Ph. D., is the dean of the Rutgers School of Public Affairs and Administration in Newark. He is a leading expert in performance measurement and public management. His primary research focus is in public sector productivity. He also helped develop the E-Governance Institute, created to explore the ongoing impact of the internet and other information technologies on the productivity and performance of the public sector, and how e-government fosters new and deeper citizen involvement within the governing process.
H. George Frederickson is a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Public Administration at the University of Kansas, Lawrence and President Emeritus of Eastern Washington University. He is a former John G. Winant Visiting Professor of American Government at Oxford University; Dean of the College of Public and Community Service at University of Missouri, Columbia; and Associate Dean for Policy and Administrative Studies at the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University.
Between the early 1930s and the mid 1970s, the North Carolina Eugenics Program oversaw the forced sterilization of more than 7,600 individuals. Though it began as a way to protect the severely mentally and physically disabled, by the 1950s and 60s, the program disproportionately targeted poor black women. You Wouldn’t Expect recounts the experiences of four of those victims.