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She specializes in race and gender history, particularly religion, politics, and civil rights. She is currently writing a history of African American women and politics. Steven Conn is the W. Previously he was a member of the history department at Ohio State University. He teaches intellectual, cultural, urban, and public history. He is also the founding editor of the monthly online magazine, Origins: Current Events in Historical Perspective. His forthcoming book tracks how business schools have consistently failed to live up to their promises to train a professional class of businessmen and is titled "Nothing Succeeds Like Failure: The Sad History of American Business Schools.

His research considers racism and the American presidency, capitalism, racial segregation, West Indian immigration to the United States, and the relationship between community building and real estate development. Wall Award. In addition to teaching, writing, and speaking widely, Connolly serves on the executive board of the Urban History Association. Blanche Wiesen Cook. For more than twenty years, she produced and hosted her own program for Pacifica Radio and has appeared frequently as a television news commentator. Stephanie Coontz. Stephanie Coontz teaches history and family studies at The Evergreen State College and is the director of research and public education for the Council on Contemporary Families.

She is interested in the trade-offs and paradoxes of historical changes in family life, gender relations, and intimate partnerships. Coontz has appeared on numerous television news and talk programs, including "The Colbert Report," "Oprah," "The Today Show," and msnbc 's "The Cycle," and frequently offers media training workshops for academics.

She also regularly writes op-eds for the New York Times and cnn. Click here for more information about Stephanie Coontz. The recipient of several prestigious honors including the University of Virginia's Carter G. She is currently working on a book that examines mental illness during the era of slavery. A popular public speaker, Cooper Owens has lectured domestically and abroad to diverse audiences. She has published essays, book chapters, and popular blog pieces on a number of issues that concern African American experiences. She has also made a number of appearances on national media outlets as an expert on issues of race, medicine, and U.

Click here for more information about Deirdre Cooper Owens. Seth Cotlar is a professor of history at Willamette University. Her writings range widely over questions concerning women, gender, marriage, feminism, and citizenship from the eighteenth century to the contemporary United States. Her interests also include the history of sexuality, social movements, political culture, and law.

Her current project concerns Americans who came of age in the s and shaped their lives internationally. Edward Countryman. Jefferson Cowie. Stahlman Professor at Vanderbilt University. Cowie's essays and opinion pieces have appeared in the New York Times , the American Prospect , the New Republic , Dissent , and other popular publications.

He is currently working on a short book on the New Deal and a long book on the global history of the wage. Karen L. Cox is a professor of history at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte where she teaches courses in American history with a focus on southern history and culture.

She has been interviewed by journalists from around the world for her expertise on Confederate monuments and Confederate culture more broadly. Her new project will examine the Rhythm Club fire in Natchez, Mississippi. More than members of the African American community perished in this fire in April , leading the Chicago Defender to call it "the worst tragedy in the history of the race.

Click here for more information about Karen L. Margaret S. Margaret Creighton is a professor of history at Bates College. She has revisited the story of the deepwater sailing ship, the Civil War battlefield, and, most recently, the baseball field. This book was a runner-up for the Lincoln Prize and named as one of the five best books on Gettysburg by the Wall Street Journal.

Click here for more information about Margaret S. Joseph Crespino. His research focuses on the political and social history of twentieth-century America, particularly southern history and the United States since He teaches courses on the South since Reconstruction, the long s, politics and ideology in post—World War II America, and the southern civil rights movement.

Spencer Crew has worked at museums as well as universities over the past twenty-five years. The Clarence J. His primary area of research interest is African American history, and he has created exhibitions and written on both the Underground Railroad and the migration of African Americans to the North during and after World War I.

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Daniel Czitrom. He is also a coauthor of Out of Many: A History of the American People 8th edition, , which was banned from Texas high schools in Czitrom has appeared as a featured on-camera consultant for numerous documentaries and he was a historical adviser for BBC America's historical drama, "Copper. Jane E. Dailey is an associate professor of history and law at the University of Chicago, where she teaches and writes on American political and constitutional history with a special emphasis on the South.

Her writing has also appeared in the Chicago Tribune and Huffington Post. The recipient of fellowships from the American Council of Learned Societies, the American Academy in Berlin, and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, Dailey is currently finishing a book on race, sex, and the civil rights movement from emancipation to the present. Adrienne D. Adrienne Davis is vice provost and the William M. Her scholarship emphasizes the gendered and private law dimensions of American slavery. She served on the American Historical Association's Littleton-Griswold Prize committee, chairing it for the last two years.

Rebecca L. A historian of twentieth-century American culture, Rebecca L. Davis is an associate professor of history at the University of Delaware with a joint appointment in the women and gender studies department. She is the author of More Perfect Unions: The American Search for Marital Bliss , a history of marriage counseling, social science, religion, and American culture in the twentieth century.

She is currently writing a book about changing view of the self in the twentieth century and editing a collection of essays on the history of heterosexuality in North America. A former postdoctoral fellow at the Center for the Study of Religion at Princeton University, she was a visiting fellow there during the — academic year. Click here for more information about Rebecca L.

Cornelia H. Dayton teaches colonial North American history, gender in the early modern period, and U. Winner of the OAH Merle Curti Award, this work is a study of the Massachusetts practice of warning strangers and the lives of hundreds of ordinary people-on-the-move affected by it. Engaged for the past decade in exploring how mental and developmental disorders were understood and treated at the family and local levels prior to , she is also investigating poor relief, almshouses, and the lives of African New Englanders.

Philip J. Philip Deloria is a professor of history at Harvard University. His research and teaching focus on the cultural and ideological intersections of Indian and non-Indian worlds. His first book, Playing Indian , traces the tradition of white "Indian play" from the Boston Tea Party to the New Age movement, while his Indians in Unexpected Places examines the ideologies surrounding Indian people in the early twentieth century and the ways Native Americans challenged them through sports, travel, automobility, and film and musical performance.

He co-authored with Alexander Olson American Studies: A User's Guide , which offers a comprehensive treatment of the historiography and methodology of the field of American Studies. Prior to joining the faculty at Harvard, Deloria taught at the University of Colorado and at the University of Michigan where he also served as the associate dean for undergraduate education and directed the American culture and Native American studies programs. Jennifer Delton. She studies the political, racial, and economic history of the United States in the twentieth century, and offers courses on U.

She is currently writing a history of manufacturing in the twentieth-century United States. Her current research examines the early nineteenth-century experience of pregnancy, childbirth, and child-rearing in upper midwestern Ojibwe and missionary cultures. These differences add to our understanding of why the Ojibwe so firmly rejected the practices of the missionaries through to Ojibwe eyes, the missionaries practiced something close to child abuse. Click here for more information about Catherine Denial.

Sarah Deutsch. Sarah Deutsch is a professor of history at Duke University. Her research focuses on gender, racial, and spatial formations from the late nineteenth to the mid-twentieth century. She has published extensively on gender and race relations in the U. West, particularly the Southwest, and on the urban northeast. She is currently at work on a history of the U.

West from Tracey Deutsch. Tracey Deutsch is an associate professor of history at the University of Minnesota and a coeditor of the journal Gender and History. She teaches, researches, and writes in the areas of gender and women's history, consumption, critical food studies, and capitalism.

She has also published essays on the uses of women's history and women's labor in contemporary local food discourses. Her current research uses Julia Child's biography to study the emergence of food as a crucial object in middle-class life in the mid-twentieth-century United States. She is also pursuing research on the history of the abstraction of consumer demand in economic thought.

William Deverell. He has written widely on the nineteenth- and twentieth-century history of California and the far West. Click here for more information about William Deverell. Rachel Devlin. Rachel Devlin is an associate professor of history at Rutgers University specializing in the cultural politics of girlhood, sexuality, and race in the postwar United States.

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In her most recent book, A Girl Stands at the Door: The Generation of Young Women Who Desegregated America's Schools , she draws on interviews and archival research to tell the stories of the many young women who stood up to enraged protestors, hostile teachers, and hateful white students every day while integrating classrooms. Board of Education. Bruce J. Koessler Distinguished Faculty Award. Dierenfield is currently collaborating with David Gerber on a book about a U.

Supreme Court case involving hearing disability and separation of church and state. In addition, he is researching a biographical study of the Rev. George W. Lee of Mississippi, the first civil rights martyr, who was assassinated in for his voter-registration campaign. Click here for more information about Bruce J. Angela D. Dillard is a professor of Afroamerican and African studies and serves as associate dean for undergraduate education for the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts at the University of Michigan.

She writes and speaks on issues of race and politics on both the left and the right sides of the political spectrum. Multicultural Conservatism in America , a critical study of the rise of political conservatism among African Americans, Latinos, women, and homosexuals. She is currently at work on a book-length study of civil rights conservatism and the interconnections of the postwar civil rights movement and the rise of the New Right.

She has built her scholarly career around the study of American Jewish history, American immigration and ethnic history, and the history of American women.

She has written about the ways in which American Jews in the early twentieth century reacted to the issue of race and the suffering of African Americans, and the process by which American Jews came to invest deep meaning in New York's Lower East Side. A Guggenheim Fellow, Diner has also written about other immigrant groups and the contours of their migration and settlement, including a study of Irish immigrant women and of Irish, Italian, and east European Jewish foodways. She is an elected member of both the Society of American Historians and the American Academy of Jewish Research, and lectures widely to scholarly and community audiences on a range of topics.

Darren Dochuk. Darren Dochuk is an associate professor of history at the University of Notre Dame. His research and teaching deal primarily with the United States in the long twentieth century, with emphasis on the intersections of religion, politics, and economics, and the rising influence of the American West and Sunbelt Southwest in national life. Hawley Prize. His current book project, tentatively titled "Anointed With Oil: God and Black Gold in America's Century," is a study of religion and politics in North America's age of oil, to the present.

Erika Doss is a professor in the department of American studies at the University of Notre Dame, where she teaches courses in American, modern, and contemporary art and cultural studies. Gregory Evans Dowd. His scholarly interests include the history of the North American Indian East during the colonial, revolutionary, and early national periods. A former director of the university's Native American studies program and a former chair of the Department of American Culture, he is the author of several books, including, most recently, Groundless: Rumors, Legends, and Hoaxes on the Early American Frontier Gregory Downs.

Gregory Downs is an associate professor of history at the University of California, Davis. A specialist in post—Civil War history, he is the author most recently of After Appomattox: Military Occupation and the Ends of War , which considers the use of the U. Army in occupying the South to create new forms of freedom, and a companion website Mapping Occupation , created with Scott Nesbit. Downs is also the author of Declarations of Dependence: The Long Reconstruction of Popular Politics in the South, and has written on the interaction between the U.

Civil War and the Mexican wars of the s. Also a prizewinning fiction writer, he is the author of the short-story collection Spit Baths James Downs is an associate professor of history at Connecticut College. In , he was awarded a multiyear Mellon New Directions fellowship and was a Visiting Fellow in medical anthropology at Harvard University. His research interests include Civil War and Reconstruction; slavery and emancipation; medicine and public health; and gender and sexuality. He is the author of Stand by Me: The Forgotten History of Gay Liberation , a history of gay life in the s, and Sick from Freedom: African-American Illness and Suffering during the Civil War and Reconstruction , which examines the unexpected medical consequences of emancipation.

His research uncovered a smallpox epidemic which raged from to as well as the history of the Freedmen's Hospitals, the first system of federal health care. He is currently working on a history of epidemiology with a focus on the nineteenth-century international cholera epidemics. Click here for more information about James Downs. Don H. Doyle is a professor emeritus of history at the University of South Carolina. Thomas Dublin. His research has focused on both the industrial revolution in nineteenth-century New England and deindustrialization in the Middle Atlantic region in the twentieth century.

He has been been publishing online for nearly two decades and has pioneered online research and teaching applications, creating an online document archive, Women and Social Movements, International— to Present and coediting Women and Social Movements in the United States, , a major online resource in U. He is currently working to apply digital humanities techniques to these projects. Mary L. She is writing about war, war powers, and political accountability in twentieth-century U.

Click here for more information about Mary L. Erica Armstrong Dunbar. Erica Armstrong Dunbar focuses on eighteenth- and nineteenth-century African American women's history. Kathleen DuVal. Her research and writing focus on cross-cultural relations in North America. She is the author of The Native Ground: Indians and Colonists in the Heart of the Continent and Independence Lost: Lives on the Edge of the American Revolution , which considers the revolution from the perspectives of multiple empires and Indian nations along the Gulf Coast and in the Mississippi valley.

She is also a coeditor of Interpreting a Continent: Voices from Colonial America , a collection of primary sources that shows the diversity of colonial America. Jonathan Earle.


Carolyn Eastman. Carolyn Eastman is an associate professor of history at Virginia Commonwealth University. Her research examines how men and women engaged with publications, oratory, and visual imagery during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries and how those popular media affected their perceptions of self and community as well as the larger political culture. Her current research has focused on two book-length projects.

The first unfolds the strange career of an eccentric, drug-addicted, riveting orator in the early nineteenth century. The second asks how ideas about travel—elaborated in popular, richly illustrated volumes—cultivated new ways of seeing strangers and considering the self during the eighteenth century. Click here for more information about Carolyn Eastman. Michael H. Ebner is the James D. He has taught in the U. Mellon Foundation. Laura F. Her research focuses on the same issues, with a particular emphasis on the nineteenth-century U. David C.

Engerman teaches international and intellectual history at Brandeis University; in summer he will join the faculty at Yale University. Stephen D. Engle is a professor of history and the director of the Alan B. Nan Enstad is a professor of history at the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she teaches courses on gender history, cultural history, and the history of capitalism.

Glenn T. Eskew has an abiding interest in southern history having taught the subject at Georgia State University since Currently he heads the university's World Heritage Initiative, an effort to develop a serial nomination of U.

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Currently he is writing a history of civil rights monuments, museums, and institutions in the Deep South. Eskew serves on a number of national, regional, state, and local boards, and promotes historic preservation and public history. Todd Estes is a professor and chair of the history department at Oakland University. His research concentrates on early U. He is currently researching a book on the ratification debate, tentatively entitled "The Campaign for the Constitution: Political Culture and the Ratification Contest. Nicole Eustace. Nicole Eustace is a professor of history at New York University, where she has leadership roles in both the history of women and gender program and the Atlantic history workshop.

A historian of the early modern Atlantic and the early United States, she specializes in the history of emotion. She has published essays on the "Kennewick Man," Hurricane Katrina, ruined banks, and images of everyday life from the s. She is coediting a volume of essays with Mia Bay on race and retail in the contemporary United States and is also working on a book on the history of natural history. Her interest in feminism and antiwar activities led to her research on Goldman.

The author of Love, Anarchy, and Emma Goldman , she is editing a four-volume collection of Goldman's papers, Emma Goldman: A Documentary History of the American Years , which includes Made for America, — , revised edition, , Making Speech Free, — , revised edition, , and Light and Shadows, — The forthcoming, final volume in the series, "Democracy Disarmed, —," traces the building of repressive legislation accompanying U.

Hamer and Elizabeth Hamer Kegan Award for excellence in increasing public awareness of a body of documents and in the Guardian named the series in its list of the top 10 best English-language books of radical history. The Internet Archive has digitized the collection of more than 22, documents and the accompanying guide. John Fea is a professor of history and chair of the history department at Messiah College in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. A scholar of early American history and American religious history, he is the author of several books, most notably Was America Founded as a Christian Nation?

His most recent book is Why Study History? His work has appeared in publications as wide-ranging as the Journal of American History and the Washington Post. He lectures at colleges and universities, historical societies, and religious organizations and blogs daily at www. Crystal N. A native of North Carolina, Crystal N. Feimster is an associate professor in the African American studies department, the American studies program, and the history department at Yale University, where she teaches a range of courses in nineteenth- and twentieth-century African American history, women's history, and southern history.

Downs and Kate Masur; and "Ida B. Her book Southern Horrors: Women and the Politics of Rape and Lynching examines the roles of both black and white women in the politics of racial and sexual violence in the American South. Ruth Feldstein. Ruth Feldstein is a professor of history and American studies at Rutgers University—Newark, where she teaches courses in U. She is currently an associate producer of "How It Feels to Be Free," a forthcoming documentary film series directed by Yoruba Richen and based on her book.

Daniel Feller. Daniel Feller is a Distinguished Professor in the Humanities, a professor of history, and the editor and director of the Papers of Andrew Jackson at the University of Tennessee. Click here for more information about Daniel Feller. Elizabeth Fenn. Fenn is now at work on a biography of Sakagawea. Click here for more information about Elizabeth Fenn. He has also written extensively on the political and military aspects of the American Revolution and the early republic, including the award-winning Almost a Miracle: The American Victory in the War of Independence His Whirlwind: The American Revolution and the War that Won It won the Fraunces Tavern Museum Book Award for the best book on the revolutionary period and was also recognized by Kirkus as one of the six best nonfiction books of the year.

Click here for more information about John Ferling. Sharla M. Fett is a professor of history at Occidental College in Los Angeles, working in the fields of nineteenth-century Atlantic World slavery, the antebellum U. South, and race, gender, and health. She has been a teaching partner with the Colored Conventions Project, founded by Gabrielle Foreman at the University of Delaware, and has edited a student-researched exhibit on California's conventions of the s and s, entitled "Equality Before the Law: California Black Convention Activism, Weyerhaeuser Book Award.

Prior to moving to Montana State, he was a founding member of the Public Lands History Center at Colorado State University and a participant in its Parks as Portals to Learning, a research and learning program based on environmental history that brings together faculty, students, and resource managers at Rocky Mountain National Park. His current research includes a book on conservation in the national parks. Click here for more information about Mark Fiege. Barbara J. Fields is a professor of history at Columbia University where she has taught since Her research and teaching focus on nineteenth-century American southern and social history; the Civil War and Reconstruction; comparative history of emancipation; comparative social history of agriculture; comparative history of transitions to capitalism; slavery; and the art of interpretive writing.

Her most recent book, written with her sister, the sociologist Karen E. Jill Fields is a professor of history and the founding coordinator of the Jewish studies certificate program at California State University, Fresno, where she teaches U. Fields is currently writing "Fashion in World History" for the supplemental textbook series, Themes in World History , and developing a book-length project in the field of gender and Jewish cultural studies.

Her recent article, "Was Peggy Guggenheim Jewish? Fields is also working with community activists to preserve Fresno's historic Fulton Mall. Designed in by renowned modernist landscape architect Garret Eckbo and further enhanced by mosaics, fountains, and statues, the mall is one of few parks in downtown Fresno. Click here for more information about Jill Fields. Paul Finkelman. Paul Finkelman is the president of Gratz College. He has published more than fifty books, more than two hundred articles, and numerous op-eds on the law of American slavery, the First Amendment, American race relations, American legal history, the U.

Constitution, freedom of religion, and baseball and the law. He has lectured at the United Nations, throughout the United States, and in more than a dozen other countries, including China, Germany, Israel, and Japan. His work has been cited in four decisions by the U. Supreme Court and in many appellate briefs. Deborah K.

Ellen Fitzpatrick. Click here for more information about Ellen Fitzpatrick. Donald L. Michael W. Flamm has taught modern U. He has won several teaching awards and has served as a Fulbright scholar and senior specialist in Argentina. Click here for more information about Michael W. He also spent two years living on aircraft carriers in the Mediterranean Sea where he taught sailors of the U.

Click here for more information about Neil Foley. Lacy K. Ford is dean of arts and sciences and a professor of history at the University of South Carolina, where he teaches nineteenth- and twentieth-century southern and U. Ford also maintains a research focus on the economy of the modern South. Catherine Forslund. She teaches U. Her research interests include Vietnam War—era and other editorial cartoons. Thomas A. She went on to develop programs with the National Endowment for the Humanities to offer cultural events and discussions at union halls and working-class community centers.

Women's studies and labor education influenced her thinking about working-class history, gender, and social movements. In she began research on Out in the Union: A Labor History of Queer America , a history of collaboration between two vital movements in the twentieth century which was named a Choice outstanding academic title. She collected approximately one hundred oral histories from union activists, many of whom were speaking out at great risk to their personal safety and careers.

These activists' voices gave a human shape to the conventional documentation she found in archives: policy analyses, economic reports, newspaper clippings, and convention minutes. Her book's everyday witnesses narrate the deeply American events that brought two unlikely communities together to claim common ground. Steve Fraser is a historian, writer, and editor. His research and writing have pursued two main lines of inquiry: labor history and the history of American capitalism.

Ernest Freeberg. A Distinguished Professor of Humanities in the history department at the University of Tennessee, Ernest Freeberg specializes in American social and cultural history, with an emphasis on the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Debs, the Great War, and the Right to Dissent , a Los Angeles Times Book Prize finalist, examines the imprisonment of socialist leader Debs and the national debate prompted by demands for his amnesty.

Most recently, he is the author of The Age of Edison: Electric Light and the Invention of Modern America , which examines the impact of electric light on American culture. Joanne B. Freeman is a professor of history at Yale University. She specializes in the politics and political culture of early national and antebellum America. She has appeared in numerous television documentaries on pbs and the History Channel, and has served as an historical adviser for the National Park Service.

Her newest project is a book on physical violence in the U. Max Paul Friedman. Max Paul Friedman is a professor of history and an affiliate professor of international studies at American University. History and the A. Thomas Prize in Latin American Studies. Click here for more information about Max Paul Friedman. Marisa J. Fuentes is the Presidential Term Chair in African American History and an associate professor of women's and gender studies and history at Rutgers University.

Her next project focuses on the seventeenth-century slave trade, capitalism, and captive disposability. Brett Gadsden. Brett Gadsden is an associate professor of African American studies at Northwestern University and a historian of twentieth-century U. His first book, Between North and South: Delaware, Desegregation, and the Myth of American Sectionalism , chronicles the three-decades-long struggle over segregated schooling in Delaware, a key border state and important site of civil rights activism, education reform, and white reaction.

He has received fellowships and grants from the John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Beverly Gage is a professor of twentieth-century U. Her work focuses on American politics and social movements, with an emphasis on the histories of radicalism, conservatism, and liberalism, and their influences on the modern state. Her current book project, "G-Man: J. Edgar Hoover and the American Century," is a biography of the former fbi director. In addition to her teaching and research, Gage has written for numerous journals and magazines, including the New York Times , the Washington Post , Slate , and the Nation.

He is a member of the Carter G. His interests include U. Mario T. He is also the recipient of the Oral History Association's Stetson Kennedy Vox Populi Award in recognition of his career of oral history scholarship in the service of social justice. He is a coeditor, with E. Click here for more information about Matt Garcia. Edith B. For thirty years, her research has focused on women in colonial America and especially on Abigail Adams and her family.

Most recently, Gelles is the editor of Abigail Adams: Letters She has also edited and written an extensive introduction to The Letters of Abigaill Levy Franks, , the earliest surviving corpus by a woman in the colonial western world. Gelles has taught American women's history as well as the survey of world history, and she has appeared on several television documentaries, including the recent cnn series on First Ladies. He works on the twentieth-century United States, with a particular focus on how the United States periodically reconfigures its boundaries and national identity to open or close itself to immigrants and other minorities in its midst.

He has been awarded many fellowships and has also been elected to the Society of American Historians. A historian and a lawyer, Malick W. Ghachem is an associate professor of history at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a senior scholar at the University of Maine School of Law. He studies the history of colonial slavery and abolition in the Atlantic world of the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries, with a focus on Haiti Saint-Domingue.

A member of the Massachusetts and New York bars, he has written widely on topics in American legal and constitutional history. He is currently completing a book entitled "'In the Name of the Colony': The Revolt against the Indies Company in Haiti, —," which tells the story of the rise of the Haiti's large-scale sugar plantation economy through the lens of a creole rebellion against the French Indies Company. Click here for more information about Malick W.

Judith Giesberg. She directs the project Last Seen: Finding Family after Slavery , which is digitizing "Information Wanted" advertisements placed in newspapers by African Americans looking for family members lost in slavery. Click here for more information about Judith Giesberg. Paul A. His work focuses on the American Revolution and the early republic. He began his career as a social historian, but in the last decade he has increasingly sought to integrate social, political, and cultural history.

A past president of the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic, Gilje has also written two books on the history of rioting in the United States and a synthetic examination of the revolutionary and early republic eras. He has edited five essay collections and has published two encyclopedia projects, including the three-volume Encyclopedia of Revolutionary America An award-winning teacher of undergraduate and graduate students for more than 30 years, he has also received numerous grants and fellowships to support his research.

He is currently working on a book about the year Tiffany M. Gill is the Cochran Scholar for Inclusive Excellence and an associate professor in the departments of Africana studies and history at the University of Delaware. In addition, she has served as a subject editor for the African American National Biography encyclopedia and her work has been published and reprinted in several journals and edited volumes.

Currently, Gill is working on a book about the promise and peril of African American international leisure travel since World War I. Born in Brooklyn, New York, she now resides in Philadelphia. Click here for more information about Tiffany M. Lori D. Her work focuses on the intellectual history and political identities of nineteenth-century women.

The author of four books, she has long been fascinated by the ways ideologies about gender obscure the material and ideological realities of class, how women of different groups express political identities, and the ways that commonsense notions of American life shape, contain, and control radical ideas. She received a Guggenheim Fellowship in — Click here for more information about Lori D. Joseph T. He uses military history to understand or highlight certain aspects of society and culture, and, most recently, he has become intrigued with the idea of employing qualitative and quantitative evidence to help understand important aspects of the Civil War.

David T. He is the author or editor of numerous books and articles, including most recently The Green and the Gray: The Irish in the Confederate States of America He teaches courses in nineteenth-century U. He is also interested in the transnational elements of U. Click here for more information about David T. Susan A. Her research and teaching have focused on twentieth-century American cultural and social history, and she has been particularly interested in the foundations and transformations of group identities. She began her career as a social historian concerned primarily with the effects of large-scale social and economic processes—migration, industrial wage work, labor organizing—on group identity, which was the topic of her first book, Daughters of the Shtetl: Life and Labor in the Immigrant Generation Her approach shifted to focus on the cultural and intellectual materials through which social groups have attempted to define and represent themselves within the broader public culture, the subject of her book, Female Spectacle: The Theatrical Roots of Modern Feminism Glenn's recent work explores some fundamental Jewish debates, anxieties, and taboos about who Jews are and what makes them different from, similar to, or the same as other Americans.

She is also the coeditor, with Naomi B. Sokoloff, of Boundaries of Jewish Identity , a collection of essays by historians, anthropologists, sociologists, political scientists, and literary critics who offer comparative perspectives on who and what is "Jewish" in the United States, Israel, and Europe. Lawrence B. Glickman is a professor of history at Cornell University. Prior to joining Cornell's history department in , he was the Carolina Trustee Professor and chair of the history department at the University of South Carolina, where he had taught since Interested in cultural history, he has coedited, with James W.

Thavolia Glymph. Her research and teaching focus on slavery, the U. South, emancipation, Reconstruction, and African American women's history. Richard Godbeer. Richard Godbeer is the founding director of the Humanities Research Center and a professor of history at Virginia Commonwealth University. His research focuses on religious culture and issues of gender and sexuality in colonial and revolutionary North America.

Godbeer's edition of the surviving transcripts from Nicholas Sension's sodomy trial was published in Early American Studies Spring and he has just completed the opening chapter for the forthcoming book, "History of Queer America. His current book project, "Surviving the Revolution: The Life and Times of Elizabeth and Henry Drinker," will take readers into the tumultuous world of a mercantile Quaker couple who lived in Philadelphia during the revolutionary period.

David Goldfield. He is also a coauthor of the textbook The American Journey 7th edition, His latest book, The Gifted Generation: When Government Was Good , offers a fresh interpretation of post-World War II America and argues that the federal government as led by Truman, Eisenhower, and Johnson was instrumental in the great economic, social, and environmental progress of the era. Click here for more information about David Goldfield.

Risa L. Leon Professor of Law and a professor of history. Goluboff's scholarship focuses on the history of civil rights, labor, and constitutional law in the twentieth century. She is also a coeditor of Civil Rights Stories Langum, Sr. Prize in American Legal History, among other honors. A recipient of her university's All-University Teaching Award in , she also chaired its university-wide committee charged with responding to the white supremacist and neo-Nazi rallies in Charlottesville in August Adam Goodheart.

Goodheart teaches history and American studies at Washington College, where he also directs the C. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience. His articles appear frequently in National Geographic , Smithsonian , and the New York Times Magazine , among other publications, and he has made many broadcast media appearances. President Barack Obama invited him to witness the executive order signing ceremony that declared Fort Monroe, Virginia, a national monument, in recognition of his book's role in informing that decision.

Click here for more information about Adam Goodheart. Lesley J. Gordon holds the Charles G. Click here for more information about Lesley J. Army because they were so critical—and published them for the first time in Impounded: Dorothea Lange and the Censored Images of Japanese American Internment Sarah Barringer Gordon. The Arlin M. Adams Professor of Constitutional Law and a professor of history at the University of Pennsylvania, Sarah Barringer Gordon teaches and writes on American religious and constitutional history.

She is currently at work on a book entitled "Freedom's Holy Light: Disestablishment in America, In the most religiously diverse country on earth, freedom of religion has been central, and controversial, across American history. Click here for more information about Sarah Barringer Gordon. Elliott J. Gorn holds the Joseph A. Gagliano Chair in History at Loyola University, Chicago, where he teaches courses in nineteenth- and twentieth-century American history. Eliga H. Gould is a professor and chair of the history department at the University of New Hampshire.

A Japanese-language edition was published in His current book project, "Crucible of Peace: The Treaty of Paris and the Founding of the American Republic," considers the least examined of the nation's founding documents. Andrew R. Graybill is a professor of history, the department chair, and a codirector of the William P. His first book, Policing the Great Plains: Rangers, Mounties, and the North American Frontier, , is a comparative study of the two most famous constabularies in the world and pays particular attention to the consequences of frontier absorption for rural people.

He is a coeditor, with Benjamin H. Johnson, of Bridging National Borders in North America: Transnational and Comparative Histories , which marks the first attempt to bring scholars of both the continent's border regions into sustained conversation. Most recently, he is the author of The Red and the White: A Family Saga of the American West , which tells the story of a Montana family of mixed native-white ancestry and the changing notions of racial identity in the West between , and a coeditor, with Adam Arenson, of Civil War Wests: Testing the Limits of the United States Adam Green is an associate professor of American history at the University of Chicago, where he also serves as master of the social sciences collegiate division and deputy dean of social sciences.

His research interests include modern U. Laurie Green is an associate professor of history at the University of Texas at Austin, where she is also affiliated with the Center for Women's and Gender Studies, the African and African diaspora studies department, and the American studies department. She teaches courses on civil rights history from a comparative perspective, women's history, social and cultural history, and the history of gender, race, and national identity in twentieth-century America.

Michael S. Green specializes in nineteenth-century politics and the American West. He serves as the executive director of the Pacific Coast Branch of the American Historical Association and the director of Preserve Nevada, the state's only statewide historic preservation organization. Amy S. James K. Polk," is forthcoming. She is currently at work on a study of dissent in nineteenth-century U. Click here for more information about Amy S. Cheryl Greenberg. Cheryl Greenberg is the Paul E. She has written extensively on these topics including several books: "Or Does It Explode?

She is currently working on a project about African American attitudes about gay marriage; editing the memoir and oral history of a civil rights organizer in Marks, Mississippi; and writing a book on the history of civil rights organizations' attitudes toward hate speech. David Greenberg.

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David Greenberg is an associate professor of history and of journalism and media studies at Rutgers University, New Brunswick. A frequent commentator in the national news media on contemporary politics and public affairs, he is the author most recently of Republic of Spin: An Inside History of the American Presidency Formerly a full-time journalist, Greenberg served as managing editor and acting editor of the New Republic , where he was a contributing editor until He has also been a regular contributor to Slate since its founding and has written for the New Yorker , the Atlantic , the Washington Post , the New York Times , Foreign Affairs , Daedalus , Dissent , Raritan , and many other popular and scholarly publications.

Kenneth S. He is also a coproducer and a cowriter of the film, "Nat Turner: A Troublesome Property," nationally screened on pbs. Daniel Greene. Greene earned his PhD at the University of Chicago. Click here for more information about Daniel Greene. Rawley Prize. Her interests span labor and working-class history, immigration, the history of empire, and transnational and global approaches to history.

With Ira Berlin, Greene is a cofounder with Ira Berlin and director of the Center for Global Migration Studies at the University of Maryland, devoted to understanding immigration and global migrations. She is currently working on two book projects. The first, entitled "Box Exploring the World of Caribbean Workers," uses a set of remarkable memoirs written by canal workers as the starting point for recreating their travels and travails.

Global Power, —," examines the role of labor and migration in the making of the U. Greene has written for a range of media outlets, including Huffington Post and Dissent; she has participated also in documentary films including the recent Panama Canal episode of "American Experience" on PBS. Click here for more information about Julie Greene. James N. His work focuses on labor, civil rights, radicalism, migration, and also public history. He is currently writing a book about the history of radicalism on the West Coast.

Click here for more information about James N. Patrick Griffin. His work explores the intersection of colonial American and early modern Irish and British history, including the movement of peoples and cultures across the Atlantic Ocean, the process of adaptation, colonization and violence, revolution and rebellion, and the ways Ireland, Britain, and America were linked, and differed, during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.

He is currently working on two projects: a study of George and Charles Townshend, British brothers who initiated imperial reforms on the eve of the American Revolution and in the years before Irish parliamentary independence, and a new study of the age of Atlantic revolutions. Click here for more information about Patrick Griffin. Marie Griffith. Marie Griffith is the John C. Louis, where she edits the prizewinning online journal Religion and Politics. She is a historian of U. Prior to joining the faculty at Washington University, she was a professor of religion and the director of the Program in the Study of Women and Gender at Princeton University, where she received the President's Award for Distinguished Teaching, and the John A.

Griffith's books include God's Daughter: Evangelical Women and the Power of Submission , a study of conservative Protestant women in the late twentieth century; Born Again Bodies: Flesh and Spirit in American Christianity , a history of religious and cultural bodily obsessions and practices across the twentieth century; and Moral Combat: How Sex Divided American Christians and Fractured American Politics , a history of the religious and political wars over sex and gender since the s.

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Click here for more information about R. Mark Grimsley. Mark Grimsley is an associate professor at Ohio State University, where he teaches military history and nineteenth-century American history. He is currently researching as a pivotal moment in American history, Reconstruction violence, and the interplay between nonviolence and Black self-defense in the civil rights struggle. Ariela J. Gross is the John B. She has published articles on the law and politics of race and the memory of slavery in the United States and France, and on race, law, and comparative history. She is currently working on a study of race, law, and conservatism in post—World War II America, as well as a comparative project on law, race, and slavery in the Americas with Cuban historian Alejandro de la Fuente.

Kali Nicole Gross. She has been featured on npr and a number of radio and television programs, and her opinion pieces on race, gender, and criminal justice can be found in the Washington Post, " bbc News," the Huffington Post, the Root, American Prospect, Ebony, JET, and Truthout. Click here for more information about Kali Nicole Gross. Michael Grossberg. Michael Grossberg is the Sally M.

Reahard Professor of History and a professor of law at Indiana University. His research focuses on the relationship between law and social change, particularly the intersection of law and the family. He has been involved in several family policy research projects such as an initiative to create guidelines for genetic testing in child custody cases and has coauthored friend-of-the-court briefs in support of marital equality. He is currently working on a study of child protection in the United States that will analyze the development of policies such as child labor, juvenile justice, censorship, disabilities, and child abuse from the s to the present.

Allen C. Guelzo is the Henry R. With Patrick Allitt and Gary W. Click here for more information about Allen C. Guglielmo is an associate professor of American studies at George Washington University. His research focuses on the social and political history of race in America. Guglielmo's current book project examines America's World War II military as a crucial and forgotten site of race-making and civil rights organizing. Pieces of this latest project have appeared as articles in the Journal of American History and the American Journal of Sociology. Gayle Gullett.

For a better shopping experience, please upgrade now. Javascript is not enabled in your browser. Enabling JavaScript in your browser will allow you to experience all the features of our site. Learn how to enable JavaScript on your browser. NOOK Book. The title Baseball, Battle, and a Bride: An Okie in World War II comes from Robert's quest to play professional baseball before World War II and his place on the 32nd Infantry Division's team, his role in the Battle of Buna and two amphibious operations, and his romance of Leona Nievar, which resulted in their wedding in November and, to date, sixty-five years of marriage.

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