Aaron Bekemeyer is a Ph.D. candidate in the History Department at Harvard University studying the history of American capitalism in the 20th century. His dissertation examines the police union movement in the United States after World War II, exploring how police officers have organized to shape the labor movement, the carceral state, and American political economy since the 1960s. Aaron holds a B.A. in History and English from the University of Michigan (2012) and a Masters in History from the Université de Paris I (Pathéon-Sorbonne) (2013). His previous work examined anti-war religious movements in the United States during the 1980s, as well as the development of pro-colonialist political thought and memory in France during the Algerian War.