Christopher Agee received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, and is now a history lecturer at UC Berkeley and Mills College, where he teaches courses in urban culture and crime and policing in America. He is currently working on a manuscript entitled "The Streets of San Francisco: Blacks, Beats, Gays, and the San Francisco Police Department, 1950–1968."
Catherine Craft-Fairchild is Professor of English at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota, where she teaches courses on eighteenth-century British literature, feminist theory, and ﬁlm. She is currently at work on a book project entitled "The Vatican at the Movies: The Catholic Church's Changing Relationship to Cinema."
Evert Peeters is pursuing a Ph.D. in cultural history at the University of Leuven. His research is on the history of life reform in Belgium, with a strong focus on natural therapy, vegetarianism, and nudism. He has published articles on twentieth-century alternative lifestyles and anarchism. He has also published on nineteenth-century historiography, including Het labyrint van het verleden: Natie, vrijheid en geweld in de Belgische geschiedschrijving 1787–1850 (The Labyrinth of the Past: Nation, Freedom, and Violence in Belgian Historical Writing, 1787–1850).
Claire Bond Potter is Director of American Studies and Professor of History at Wesleyan University, where she teaches twentieth-century political history and queer studies. Her publications include a book on the FBI in the 1930s, War on Crime: Bandits, G-Men, and the Politics of Mass Culture (1998). She is currently working on a book about campaigns against pornography in the late-twentieth-century United States. [End Page 527]
Laura Wertheimer received her Ph.D. from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and is currently an Assistant Professor of History at Cleveland State University, where she teaches medieval and ancient history. Her research interests lie in ecclesiastical and English history. Her most recent publication is "Clerical Dissent, Popular Piety, and Sanctity in Fourteenth-Century Peterborough: The Cult of Laurence of Oxford," Journal of British Studies 45 (January 2006): 3–25.