Robb Haberman is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of History at the University of Connecticut and a Dissertation fellow at the McNeil Center for Early American Studies. His dissertation, "At the Intersections of Cultural Life: Magazines and Literary Networks in Post Revolutionary America, 1783-1800," examines the connections between periodicals and other cultural venues, including theaters, museums, and learned societies in the opening decades of the early Republic.
Alison Piepmeier is Director of the Women's and Gender Studies Program and Assistant Professor of English at the College of Charleston in ALISON Charleston, SC. She is the author of Out in Public: Configurations of Women's Bodies in Nineteenth-Century America and co-editor of Catching a Wave: Reclaiming Feminism for the 21st Century. She is currently at work on a book about zines by girls and women called Revolution Grrrl Style.
Robert J. Scholnick, Professor of English and American Studies at the College of William and Mary, is the founding president of the Research Society for American Periodicals. His most recent article for this journal, "Extermination and Democracy: O'Sullivan, the Democratic Review, and Empire, 1837–1840," appeared in 2005. In 2006, the University of Illinois Press released his edition of John Bigelow's Jamaica in 1850, an important antislavery volume.
Usha Wilbers is Associate Professor of English Literature at Radboud University Nijmegen (The Netherlands). In 2000 and 2001 she conducted research in the Paris Review archives at the Pierpont Morgan Library in New York. Her dissertation on the Paris Review, entitled "Enterprise in the Service of Art: A Critical History of The Paris Review, 1953–1973," was completed in 2006. She is editor of the Dutch periodical for periodical studies, Tijdschrift voor Tijdschriftstudies (1997– ).