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Lois E. Horton

Lois E. Horton (Ph.D., Brandeis University) is Professor of History Emerita at George Mason University. Her work focuses on African American communities, race, gender, and social change. With James Oliver Horton she has written and edited numerous books, including Slavery and Public History: The Tough Stuff of American Memory; Slavery and the Making of America; Hard Road to Freedom: The Story of African America; and In Hope of Liberty: Culture, Community and Protest among Northern Free Blacks, 1700-1860. For several years she also served on the scholarly advisory committee of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Cincinnati, Ohio.


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David Howard-Pitney

David Howard-Pitney has taught American history and American studies at San Jose State University and the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. He is now professor and history department chair of De Anza College. He worked at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project at Stanford University in 1986 and from 2000 to 2002 was a commissioned scholar for the Public Influences of African American Churches Project of the Leadership Center at Morehouse College. A specialist on American civil religion and African American leaders' thought and rhetoric, Howard-Pitney's publications include The African-American Jeremiad: Appeals for Justice in America.


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Frederick E. Hoxie

Frederick E. Hoxie is Swanlund Professor of History at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Educated at Amherst College and Brandeis University, Hoxie has taught at Antioch College and Northwestern University  and has been Director of the D'Arcy McNickle Center for American Indian History and Vice President for Research and Education at the Newberry Library. He is the author of A Final Promise: The Campaign to Assimilate the Indians, 1880–1920 (1984); The Crow (1989); and Parading through History: The Making of the Crow Nation in America (1995). He has edited seven books, including The Encyclopedia of North American Indians (1996). Hoxie has consulted for Indian tribes and government agencies; he is the former president of the American Society for Ethnohistory and served as a founding trustee of the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of the American Indian.


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Lynn Hunt

Lynn Hunt (PhD., Stanford University) is Distinguished Research Professor at University of California, Los Angeles. She is the author or editor of several books, including most recently Writing History in the Global Era; The French and Revolution and Napoleon: Crucible of the Modern World and History: Why It Matters.


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Margaret R. Hunt

Margaret R. Hunt (Ph.D., New York University) is professor of history at Uppsala University (Sweden). She is the author of several books including Women in Eighteenth-century Europe. She has published widely on legal history, military history, gender history, and the history of ideas of race in the British Empire. She is currently working on a "biography" of a late seventeenth-century English East India Company ship.


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Lynn Hunt

Lynn Hunt (PhD., Stanford University) is Distinguished Research Professor at University of California, Los Angeles. She is the author or editor of several books, including most recently Writing History in the Global Era; The French and Revolution and Napoleon: Crucible of the Modern World and History: Why It Matters.


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John C. Inscoe

John C. Inscoe (Ph.D, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) is Albert B. Saye Professor of History and University Professor at the University of Georgia, where he specializes in the history of the American South. Among his numerous publications are Mountain Masters: Slavery and the Sectional Crisis in Western North Carolina; Race, War, and Remembrance in the Appalachian South; Writing the South through the Self: Explorations in Southern Autobiography; and works edited or co-edited on Georgia race relations, Appalachians and race in the nineteenth century, southern Unionists during the Civil War, and Confederation nationalism and identity. He is editor of the New Georgia Encyclopedia and former editor of the Georgia Historical Quarterly.


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Akira Iriye

Akira Iriye is professor of history at Harvard University, where he was appointed the Charles Warren Professor of American History in 1991. He has also taught at the University of Chicago and served as president of the American Historical Association in 1988. He has published widely on American diplomatic history and American-Asian relations, including Cultural Internationalism and World Order (1997) and Japan and the Wider World (1997).


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Andrew C. Isenberg

Andrew C. Isenberg received his B.A. from St.Olaf College and his Ph.D. from Northwestern University. He teaches the history of the American West, borderlands history, and environmental history as Professor of History at Temple University. He is the author of Wyatt Earp: A Vigilante Life; Mining California: An Ecological History; and The Destruction of the Bison: An Environmental History, 1750-1920. He has also edited two volumes of collected essays: The Oxford Handbook of Environmental History and The Nature of Cities: Culture Landscape, and Urban Space.

Andrew C. Isenberg is the author of Mining California: An Ecological History (Hill and Wang, 2005) and The Destruction of the Bison: An Environmental History, 1750–1920 and the editor of The Nature of Cities: Culture, Landscape, and Urban Space. He is a historian at Temple University and lives in Penn Valley, PA.


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Margaret C. Jacob

Margaret C. Jacob is Distinguished Professor of History at the University of California, Los Angeles. She has written extensively on aspects of the Enlightenment as well as the cultural roots of the First Industrial Revolution.  Her works include The First Knowledge Economy, Strangers Nowhere in the World: The Rise of Cosmopolitanism in Early Modern Europe, and The Newtonians and the English Revolution. She has been president of the American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies and is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.


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Meg Jacobs

Meg Jacobs (PhD, University of Virginia) is an associate professor of history at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where she specializes in twentieth-century American political history. Her first book, Pocketbook Politics: Economic Citizenship in Twentieth-Century America (2005), won the Organization of American Historian’s Ellis W. Hawley prize for the best book on political economy, politics, and institutions of the modern United States, as well as the New England History Association’s Best Book Award. With William J. Novak and Julian E. Zelizer, she is also a coeditor of The Democratic Experiment: New Directions in American Political History (2003).


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