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Peter C. Mancall

Peter C. Mancall is Andrew W. Mellon Professor of the Humanities, Professor of History and Anthropology, and the Linda and Harlan Martens Director of the USC-Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute at the University of Southern California.  He is the author of five books, including Fatal Journey: The Final Expedition of Henry Hudson--A Tale of Mutiny and Murder in the Arctic; Hakluyt’s Promise: An Elizabethan’s Obsession for an English America; and Deadly Medicine: Indians and Alcohol In Early America, and the editor of ten books, including The Atlantic World and Virginia, 1550-1624 and Travel Narratives from the Age of Discovery.


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Anthony Marcus

Anthony Marcus is an Associate Professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice of the City University of New York. He has published books and articles on the history of law, urban public policy, African American culture, and economic and social development in America and abroad. His current research focuses on law, youth, and public health.


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Michael R. Marrus

Michael R. Marrus teaches the evolution of International Humanitarian Law at the University of Toronto, and is a member of the Order of Canada and a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. An internationally renowned Holocaust scholar, Marrus is the author of eight books, the most recent of which is The Lessons of the Holocaust. His other works include the award-winning Vichy France and the Jews, written with Robert O. Paxton and The Holocaust in History. He has been a Guggenheim Fellow, a visiting professor at UCLA and Cape Town University, and a visiting fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies of the Hebrew University and St. Antony’s College, Oxford. He is a Senior Fellow of Massey College.


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Benjamin Marschke

Benjamin Marschke (Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles) is associate professor of history at Humboldt State University. A specialist in early modern German history, Marschke has contributed to numerous publications and is the author of Absolutely Pietist: Patronage, Factionalism, and State-Building in the Early Eighteenth-Century Prussian Army Chaplaincy and co-editor of The Holy Roman Empire, Reconsidered.


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Thomas R. Martin

Thomas R. Martin (PhD., Harvard University) is Jeremiah O’Connor Professor in Classics at the College of the Holy Cross. He is the author of several books including Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome, and most recently Pericles: A Biography in Context. He was one of the originators of the Perseus Digital Library (www.perseus.tufts.edu).


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Waldo E. Martin, Jr.

Waldo E. Martin Jr. is professor of history at the University of California, Berkeley. His scholarly and teaching interests include modern American history and culture with an emphasis on the nineteenth and twentieth centuries; his principal areas of research and writing are African American intellectual and cultural history. He is the author of "A Change is Gonna Come": Black Movement, Culture, and the Transformation of America 1945-1975 (forthcoming) and The Mind of Frederick Douglass (1985); he coedited, with Patricia Sullivan, The Encyclopedia of Civil Rights in the Untied States (forthcoming). Martin has published numerous articles and lectured widely on Frederick Douglass and on modern African American cultural and intellectual history.


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Louis P. Masur

Louis P. Masur is Distinguished Professor of American Studies and History at Rutgers University. He has received teaching awards from several universities and is the author of numerous books including The Civil War: A Concise History and Lincoln's Last Speech: Wartime Reconstruction and the Crisis of Reunion. Masur is an elected member of the American Antiquarian Society, the Massachusetts Historical Society, and the Society of American Historians.


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Ernest R. May

Ernest R. May is one of the leading diplomatic historians in the United States. He is the Charles Warren Professor of History at Harvard University, where he has taught for over three decades and served as dean of Harvard College, director of the Institute of Politics at the Kennedy School of Government, and chair of the History Department. In 1988 he won the Gravemeyer Award for Ideas Contributing to World Order. Among his many books, the most recent are Thinking in Time: The Uses of History for Decision Makers and The Making of the Monroe Doctrine. He is also the advisory editor to the Bedford Books in American History series.


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Terrence J. McDonald

Terrence J. McDonald is professor of history at the University of Michigan. His book, The Parameters of Urban Fiscal Policy: Socioeconomic Change and Political Culture in San Francisco, 1860 to 1906, won the 1987 Allan M. Sharlin Memorial Award of the Social Science History Association and the 1988 J. S. Holliday Award from the California Historical Society. He is a member of the board of editors of the Journal of Urban History and Studies in American Political Development, and he has published essays in those journals as well as in Social History, Historical Methods, the History Teacher, and Reviews in American History. His research on George Washington Plunkitt is part of an ongoing project on the image of the urban political machine and American liberalism entitled "Inventing Urban Politics: The City and the State in American Political Development, 1880-1980."


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John P. McKay

John P. McKay (Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley) is professor emeritus at the University of Illinois. He has written or edited numerous works, including the Herbert Baxter Adams Prize-winning book Pioneers for Profit: Foreign Entrepreneurship and Russian Industrialization, 1885-1913.


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Hans Medick

Hans Medick (D.Habil., University of Goettingen) is retired professor of modern history at the University of Erfurt. An internationally renowned scholar who helped to create the field of historical anthropology, Medick has published widely on the history of early modern Europe and on the connections between large historical events and personal experience. He is the author of many books, includingWeaving and Surviving at Laichingen 1700-1900: Local History as General History and he is co-editor of, with Benigna von Krusenstjern, Between Everyday Life and Catastrophe: The Thirty Years War from Up Close, and, with Claudia Ulbrich and Angelika Schaser, Ego Document and Personhood: Transcultural Perspectives.


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Ronald Mellor

Ronald Mellor (PhD, Princeton University) is Distinguished Professor of ancient history at the University of California, Los Angeles, where he served as chair of the history department from 1992 to 1997. Centering his research on ancient religion and Roman historiography, Professor Mellor has written eight scholarly books: Tacitus’ “Annals”  (2010); The Roman Historians (1999); Text and Tradition: Studies in Greek History and Historiography in Honor of Mortimer Chambers (ed. 1999); The Historians of Ancient Rome (ed. 1997); Tacitus: The Classical Heritage (1995); Tacitus (1993); From Augustus to Nero: The First Dynasty of Imperial Rome (ed. 1990); and Thea Rome: The Goddess Roma in the Greek World (1975). Professor Mellor is the co-Director of the History-Geography Project at UCLA, which brings university faculty together with K-12 teachers.  He has also coedited a series of nine volumes on ancient history for middle and high schools.  For that series, he is coauthor of The Ancient Roman World and The World in Ancient Times: Primary Sources.


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James H. Merrell

James Merrell (PhD, The Johns Hopkins University) is Lucy Maynard Salmon Professor of History at Vassar College. An award-winning scholar of American Indian history, Merrell has published a number of books and articles, including Into the American Woods: Negotiators on the Pennsylvania Frontier (1999), winner of the 2000 Bancroft Prize for history and finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, and The Indians’ New World: Catawbas and their Neighbors From European Contact through the Era of Removal (1989), winner in 1990 of the Bancroft Prize, the Frederick Jackson Turner Award, and the Merle Curti Award.


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Stephen Mihm

Stephen Mihm (Ph.D., New York University) is an Associate Professor at the University of Georgia who specializes in the history of American business and technology. He is the author of A Nation of Counterfeiters: Capitalists, Con Men, and the Making of the United States and the co-editor, with Katherine Ott and David Serlin, of Artificial Parts, Practical Lives: Modern Histories of Prosthetics, along with numerous peer reviewed articles and book chapters. In addition to his academic duties, Mihm is a frequent contributor to the New York Times, Boston Globe, Bloomberg, and other media outlets, and he appears regularly in historical documentaries, radio and television programs. He lives with his family on a historic farm in Georgia.


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