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Raymond Craib is assistant professor in the Department of History at Cornell University. His manuscript on the politics of mapping and surveying in rural nineteenth- and twentieth-century Mexico ("State Fixations, Fugitive Landscapes: A Spatial History of Modern Mexico") is currently under consideration for publication. His recent publications include "Standard Plots and Rural Resistance," in The Mexico Reader: History, Culture, Politics, ed. Gilbert M. Joseph and Timothy J. Henderson (2003) and "A Nationalist Metaphysics: State Fixations, National Maps, and the Geo-Historical Imagination in Nineteenth-Century Mexico," in the Hispanic American Historical Review (2002).
Ian Christopher Fletcher teaches history at Georgia State University in Atlanta. He is a member of the Radical History Review editorial collective.
Van Gosse is assistant professor of history at Franklin and Marshall College and a member of the Radical History Review editorial collective. He is the author of Where the Boys Are: Cuba, Cold War America, and the Making of a New Left (1993) and is working on a manuscript titled "Black Power in White America: Reconstructing African American Politics in the Twentieth Century."
Peter Kolchin, the Henry Clay Reed Professor of History at the University of Delaware, has written extensively on slavery, the U.S. South, and comparative history. His most recent books are American Slavery, 1619-1877 (1993; rev. ed., 2003), and A Sphinx on the American Land: The Nineteenth-Century South in Comparative Perspective (2003). He is currently working on a comparative study of emancipation and its aftermath in Russia and the United States.
Kitty Krupat is associate director of the Queens College-CUNY Labor Resource Center and a doctoral candidate in American studies at New York University. With Patrick McCreery, she coedited Out at Work: Building a Gay-Labor Alliance (2001). A contributor to No Sweat: Fashion, Free Trade, and the Rights of Garment Workers, ed. Andrew Ross (1997), she has also contributed to Social Text, International Labor and Working-Class History, New Labor Forum, and Workplace.
R. J. Lambrose has just joined the Jeopardy Prep Hut in Santa Monica as historical coach.
James Livingston teaches at a state university in New Jersey. His most recent book is Pragmatism, Feminism, and Democracy: Rethinking the Politics of American History (2001). He is currently working on two projects, one on American thought and culture at the end of the twentieth century, another on the "origins of our time," traced to the fifty years after 1896. [End Page 218]
Marian Mollin is assistant professor of history at Virginia Tech, where she teaches U.S. and women's history. Her book in progress, "Actions Louder Than Words: Gender, Protest, and the American Radical Pacifist Movement, 1940-1970," explores the relationship between gender and political culture, highlighting its impact on the trajectory of postwar American radicalism and social protest movements.
James Oakes teaches history at the CUNY Graduate Center. He is the author of two books and numerous articles on the subject of slavery in the antebellum South.
Kavita Philip is associate professor of women's studies at the University of California, Irvine. She works in the field of science and technology studies. Her current research areas are environmental history, postcolonial and feminist science studies, globalization, and new media technologies.
Donald Reid is professor of history at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He is author of The Miners of Decazeville: A Genealogy of Deindustrialization (1985) and Paris Sewers and Sewermen: Realities and Representations (1991). He is currently completing a biography of the French libertarian communist Daniel Guérin.
Elizabeth Reis is the author of Damned Women: Sinners and Witches in Puritan New England (1997) and American Sexual Histories: A Blackwell Reader in Social and Cultural History (2001). She is also the editor of Spellbound: Women and Witchcraft in America (1998) and Dear Lizzie: A Memoir of a Jewish Immigrant Woman (2000). Reis is currently researching the history of hermaphroditism in nineteenth-century America. She teaches women's and gender studies and history at the University of Oregon.
Manisha Sinha is associate professor of Afro-American studies and history at the University of Massachusetts...