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  • Contributors

Anthony Badger is Paul Mellon Professor of American History at the University of Cambridge and Master of Clare College. His most recent book is New Deal/New South: The Anthony J. Badger Reader.

Mary Sarah Bilder is Professor of Law at Boston College. She is the author of Transatlantic Constitution: Colonial Legal Culture and the Empire.

Donald T. Critchlow is the editor of the Journal of Policy History and Professor of History at Saint Louis University. He is the author of numerous books, including Phyllis Schlafly and Grassroots Conservatism, Intended Consequences: Birth Control, Abortion, and the Federal Government in Modern America, and Studebaker: The Life and Death of an American Corporation, 1852–1963.

Christine Desan is Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. She has published parts of her essay as "The Market as a Matter of Money: Denaturalizing Economic Currency in American Constitutional History," in Law and Social Inquiry, and "Money Talks: Listening to a History of Value," in Common-Place, and is working on a book on the history of the early American political economy, The Practice of Value: Early American Money and Finance as a Form of Governance.

Morton Keller is Spector Professor of History Emeritus at Brandeis University. His most recent book is America's Three Regimes: A New Political History.

Ajay K. Mehrotra teaches law and history at Indiana University, Bloomington. He has received grants and fellowships from the American Bar Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the William Nelson Cromwell Foundation, and the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. He is currently at work on a book about American taxation and state-building in the Progressive Era. [End Page 190]

Alan Rogers is Professor of History at Boston College, where he teaches courses in U.S. legal and Constitutional history. His most recent book is Murder and the Death Penalty in Massachusetts.

David Quigley is Associate Professor of History at Boston College. His research to date has explored the history of race and democracy between the American Revolution and Reconstruction in the local political cultures of New York. He is completing a new synthetic project, "Last, Best Hope: International Lives of the American Civil War," and is the author of Second Founding: New York City, Reconstruction, and the Making of American Democracy.

Bruce J. Schulman is Professor of History at Boston University. He is the author of three books: From Cotton Belt to Sunbelt; Lyndon B. Johnson and American Liberalism; and The Seventies: The Great Shift in American Culture, Society, and Politics. The New York Times named The Seventies one of its notable books of the year.

Cynthia L. Stachecki is a doctoral student at Saint Louis University. She is writing a dissertation on ERA politics in Illinois.

John A. Thompson is a Reader Emeritus in American History at the University of Cambridge and an Emeritus Fellow of St. Catharine's College, Cambridge. His publications include Reformers and War: American Progressive Publicists and the First World War andWoodrow Wilson.

Christopher Tomlins is a member of the Research Faculty of the American Bar Foundation in Chicago, where he studies the history of Anglophone law, 1500–2000. His current interests include the relationship between migration, law, and the colonization of mainland North America; the history of law's relationship to social science disciplines; the conceptual history of "police" and police powers in Anglophone law and politics; and the materialist jurisprudence of Walter Benjamin. Tomlins is coeditor, with Michael Grossberg, of the forthcoming Cambridge History of Law in America.

Michael Willrich, Associate Professor of History at Brandeis University, is the author of City of Courts: Socializing Justice in Progressive Era Chicago. He is writing a book on smallpox and "the vaccination question" in the Progressive Era, which will be published by Penguin Press. [End Page 191]

Julian E. Zelizer is Professor of History and Public Affairs at Princeton University. He is the author of Taxing America: Wilbur D. Mills, Congress, and the State, 1945–1975 and On Capitol Hill: The Struggle to Reform Congress and Its Consequences, 1948–2000. He is the editor of New Directions in American Political History and The American Congress: The Building of Democracy and the coeditor of Rightward Bound: Making America...


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