Wake Forest professor and host of MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry. more
Melissa Harris-Perry is the host of her eponymous program, airing weekends on MSNBC. She is also a Presidential Endowed Professor of Political Science at Wake Forest, and founding director of the Anna Julia Cooper Project on Gender, Race, and Politics in the South. She previously served on the faculties of Tulane University, the University of Chicago and Princeton University.