B.J. Barickman is Associate Professor of History at the University of Arizona and the author of A Bahian Counterpoint: Sugar, Tobacco, Cassava, and Slavery in the Recôncavo, 1780-1860 (1998), a revised version of which will be published in Portuguese translation by Civilização Brasileira in 2003. He has also published articles in the Hispanic American Historical Review, the Journal of Latin American Studies, The Americas, População e Família, and Afro-Ásia.
Iñigo García-Bryce is assistant professor of history at New Mexico State University. He received his Ph.D. from Stanford University (2000) where he worked under the direction of the late John D. Wirth. He is currently revising his book manuscript "Crafting the Republic: Artisans, Nation-Building and Class-Formation in Nineteenth-Century Peru, 1821-1879," for publication, and conducting further research on liberalism and nation-building in Peru.
Oscar Chamosa is a Ph.D. Candidate at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill under the direction of John C. Chasteen. Upcoming publications include: "Lubolos, Tenorios y Moreiras: Reforma liberal y cultura popular en el carnaval de Buenos Aires de la segunda mitad del siglo XIX," Hilda Sabato y Alberto Lettieri eds. La vida política. Armas, votos y voces en la Argentina del siglo XIX. Buenos Aires, Fondo de Cultura Económica, 2003.
Stephanie Bower, professor of history at Indiana University Southeast, received her Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin. She is currently working on research projects in both areas in which she teaches. The first is on provincials who established themselves in Buenos Aires in the late nineteenth century. She published a pilot study from the second in Locus entitled "Origins of the New Industrial Middle Class: A Kentucky Case Study."