Saladin Ambar
Saladin Ambar
Associate Professor
Wood Lawn Mansion (Eagleton Institute)

Saladin Ambar is Associate Professor of Political Science and Senior
Scholar at the Center on the American Governor at the Eagleton
Institute of Politics at Rutgers University-New Brunswick. He is the
author of Malcolm X at Oxford Union: Racial Politics in a Global Era
(Oxford University Press 2014), which was nominated for a
Hurston/Wright Legacy Award for best non-fiction book by an African
American author.  Ambar's latest book, American Cicero: Mario Cuomo
and the Defense of American Liberalism (Oxford University Press 2017)
is the first to examine the entire political career of former New York
Governor Mario M.Cuomo. Ambar's research interests include the American

Presidency, American Political Development, American Political Thought,

and Race and Ethic Politics.