Jean Baker is Professor of History at Goucher College in Towson, Maryland. Among her books are Affairs of Party: The Political Culture of Northern Democrats in Mid-Nineteenth Century America (1983), Mary Todd Lincoln: A Biography (1987), and The Stevensons: Biography of an American Family (1993). She is a co-author of the recently published Civil War and Reconstruction. Currently she is working on a book entitled Connections: The Lives of the American Suffragists.
Christine Bolt is Professor of American History at the University of Kent at Canterbury, England. Her publications include The Antislavery Movement and Reconstruction (1969), Power and Protest in American Life (co-author with A. T. Barbrook, 1980), Anti-Slavery, Religion and Reform (co-author with Seymour Drescher, 1980), American Indian Policy and American Reform (1987), The Women's Movements in the United States and Britain (1993), and Feminist Ferment (1995).
Ellen Carol DuBois is Professor of History at UCLA. She is the author of numerous books on the history of the woman suffrage movement in the United States including Feminism and Suffrage: The Emergence of an Independent Women's Movement in America 1848–1969 (1978) and Harriot Stanton Blatch and the Winning of Woman Suffrage (1997). She is also the coeditor, with Vicki L. Ruiz, of Unequal Sisters: A Multicultural Reader in U.S. Women's History (2000). Currently she is working on woman suffrage movements around the world.
Faye Dudden is Professor of History at Colgate University. Her books include Serving Women: Household Service in Nineteenth-Century America (1983) and Women in the American Theatre: Actresses and Audiences, 1790–1870 (1984).