Contributions: Adrian Brettle
Adrian Brettle is a lecturer and the associate director of the Political History and Leadership Program in the School of Historical, Philosophical, and Religious Studies at Arizona
State University. He is the author of Colossal Ambitions: Confederate Planning for a Post–
Civil War World (University of Virginia Press, 2020) and essays in Civil War History and
the Journal of Policy History.
Contributions: Christina C. Davidson
Christina C. Davidson is a postdoctoral research associate at the John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics at Washington University in St. Louis and an assistant professor of history at the University of Southern California. She is the author of essays in Church History and the Journal of Africana Religions, and she is revising her book manuscript, Converting Hispaniola: Religious Race-Making in the Dominican Americas.
Contributions: Rebecca Edwards
Rebecca Edwards holds the Eloise Ellery Chair as a professor of history at Vassar College. She is the author of Angels in the Machinery: Gender in American Party Politics from the Civil War to the Progressive Era (Oxford University Press, 1997) and New Spirits: Americans in the “Gilded Age,” 1865–1905 (Oxford University Press, 2nd ed., 2010).
Contributions: Mark Elliott
Mark Elliott is Associate Professor of History at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro. He is the author of Color-Blind Justice: Albion Tourgée and the Quest for Racial Equality from the Civil War to Plessy v. Ferguson (2006). The book won the Avery O. Craven Award from the Organization of American Historians. He also coedited Undaunted Radical: The Selected Writings and Speeches of Albion Tourgée (2010) with John David Smith. His current research focuses on ideas of human rights and American nationalism in the nineteenth century.
Contributions: Andre Fleche
Andre M. Fleche is a professor of history at Castleton University and the author of The
Revolution of 1861: The American Civil War in the Age of Nationalist Conflict (University
of North Carolina Press, 2012). His writings have appeared in Civil War History, the Journal
of the Civil War Era, and A Companion to U.S. Foreign Relations: Colonial Era to the
Contributions: Gregg French
Gregg French is an assistant professor at the University Windsor. His current book project, which is under advanced contract with the University of Nebraska Press, will explore U.S.-Spanish relations during the long nineteenth century and how these interactions influenced the creation of the U.S. colonial empire.
Contributions: Lawrence B. Glickman
Lawrence B. Glickman is the Stephen and Evalyn Milman Professor of American Studies at Cornell University and the author and editor of five books, including Free Enterprise: An American History (Yale University Press, 2019) and Buying Power: A History of Consumer Activism in America (University of Chicago Press, 2009).
Contributions: Reilly Ben Hatch
Reilly Ben Hatch is a PhD candidate in history and Russell J. and Dorothy S. Bilinski Fellow
at the University of New Mexico, where his dissertation uses the Posey Wars of 1915
and 1923 to examine the relationships between Mormons and Indigenous communities
in the context of federal assimilation eff orts. He teaches history at Davis High School
in Kaysville, Utah. He has published essays in the Journal of the Southwest and the New
Mexico Historical Review.
Contributions: David V. Holtby
David V. Holtby is the associate director and editor-in-chief, retired, of University of New Mexico Press. He is the author, most recently, of Forty-Seventh Star: New Mexico’s Struggle for Statehood (University of Oklahoma Press, 2012) and Lest We Forget: World War I and New Mexico (University of Oklahoma Press, 2018).
Contributions: Justin F. Jackson
Justin F. Jackson is an assistant professor of history at Bard College at Simon’s Rock, where he is revising his book manuscript, The Work of Empire: War, Occupation, and the Making of American Colonialisms in Cuba and the Philippines. His writings have appeared in Labor: Studies in Working-Class History, the International Labor and Working-Class History Review, and On Coerced Labor: Work and Compulsion after Slavery (Brill, 2016).
Contributions: DJ Polite
DJ Polite is a visiting assistant professor of African American studies at the College of Charleston. He earned his PhD in history from the University of South Carolina, where he completed his dissertation, “Democracy, Citizenship, and Puerto Rican Autonomy under the U.S. Jim Crow Empire.” His writings have appeared in the Washington Post, Proceedings of the South Carolina Historical Association, Black Perspectives, and Activist History Review, among others.
Contributions: David Prior
David Prior is an associate professor of history at the University of New Mexico. He is the author of Between Freedom and Progress: Th e Lost World of Reconstruction Politics (Louisiana State University Press, 2019) and the editor of Reconstruction in a Globalizing World (Fordham University Press, 2018).
Contributions: Brian Shott
Brian Shott is a historian of the nineteenth century United States and the author of Mediating America: Black and Irish Press and the Struggle for Citizenship, 1870–1914 (Temple University Press, 2019) and “Forty Acres and a Carabao: T. Thomas Fortune, Newspapers, and the Pacific’s Unstable Color Lines, 1902–03,” in the Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era.