Elizabeth Borgwardt is Associate Professor of History at Washington University in St. Louis. She is the author of A New Deal for the World: America’s Vision for Human Rights (Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2005).
Jane Dailey is Associate Professor of American History at the University of Chicago. She is the author of Before Jim Crow: The Politics of Race in PostEmancipation Virginia (University of North Carolina Press, 2000).
Kevin M. Kruse is Associate Professor of History at Princeton University. He is the author of White Flight: Atlanta and the Making of Modern Conservatism (Princeton University Press, 2005).
Kimberley L. Phillips is Frances L. and Edwin L. Cummings Associate Professor of History and American Studies at the College of William and Mary. She is the author of Alabama North: African American Migrants, Community, and Working-Class Activism in Cleveland (University of Illinois Press, 1999).
James T. Sparrow is Assistant Professor of History at the University of Chicago. He is the author of Warfare State: World War II Americans in the Age of Big Government (Oxford University Press, 2011).
Thomas Sugrue is David Boies Professor of History and Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of Sweet Land of Liberty: The Forgotten Struggle for Civil Rights in the North (Random House, 2008).
Patricia Sullivan is Professor of History at the University of South Carolina. She is the author of Lift Every Voice: The NAACP and the Making of the Civil Rights Movement (The New Press, 2009).
J. Mills Thornton III is Professor Emeritus of History at the University of Michigan. He is the author of Dividing Lines: Municipal Politics and the Struggle for Civil Rights in Montgomery, Birmingham, and Selma (University of Alabama Press, 2002).