Judith Yaross Lee, Professor of Communication Studies and Co-Director of the Central Region Humanities Center at Ohio University, is a founding member of the Research Society for American Periodicals, a member of its board, and former book review editor of American Periodicals. Her scholarship on American Periodicals includes Defining "New Yorker" Humor (University Press of Mississippi, 2000) and "'The Culture Demanded of Modern Life': The Galaxy and the Popularization of Science in America, 1866–1878" (Essays in Arts and Sciences 21 ).
Tom Lilly is a Marion L. Brittain Postdoctoral Fellow of Teaching at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta.
Craig Monk is Assistant Dean (Students) and Associate Professor of English in the Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada. His doctoral work at Oxford University examined the expatriate American little magazine in Paris, and he has published on periodical literature in The Canadian Review of American Studies, The Canadian Review of Irish Studies, Journal of Modern Literature, Miscelanea, and Mosaic.
Tom Reynolds is an assistant professor of Literacy Studies and Composition at the University of Minnesota. He is currently writing a book on early 20th Century American magazines as literacy artifacts.
Robert J. Scholnick is professor of English and American Studies at the College of William and Mary. The founding president of the Research Society of American Periodicals, he has published widely on nineteenth-century American periodicals. The University of Illinois Press is bringing out his edition of John Bigelow's Jamaica in 1850, a neglected antislavery volume; he is currently working on a study of the struggle over evolution in America in the years before Darwin.