Dan Berger is associate professor of comparative ethnic studies at the University of Washington Bothell. His research and teaching focus on histories of the carceral state and US social movements. He is the author or editor of several books, including Captive Nation: Black Prison Organizing in the Civil Rights Era and, most recently, Remaking Radicalism: A Grassroots Documentary Reader of the United States, 1973-2001 (coedited with Emily Hobson). He curates the Washington Prison History Project, a multimedia digital archive of prisoner activism and policy. He is currently writing Stayed on Freedom: One Family's Journey in the Black Freedom Struggle, a biography of Black Power organizers Michael Simmons and Zoharah Simmons, which will be published by Basic Books.