Aprril M. Beisaw is an assistant professor of anthropology at Heidelberg University in Ohio. Her research on the Engelbert Site of New York State has been published in American Anthropologist and Northeast Anthropology. She served as co-editor for The Archaeology of Institutional Life, a volume on schools, poorhouses, prisons, and asylums, and is currently writing a manual for the identification of animal bones from archaeological sites.
Julian C. Chambliss is Associate Professor of history at Rollins College in Winter Park, FL. His research examines urban policy, race, and culture in U.S. cities. His current manuscript project is an examination of civic organizations and city planning in southern cities. Dr. Chambliss is a board member of the Society for City and Regional Planning History (SACRPH) and Co-Chair of the Urban Network for the Social Science History Association (SSHA).
Gerald Kauffman is a Professor of Watershed Policy in the School of Urban Affairs and Public Policy at the University of Delaware. Jerry is proud to say he was born in the city of Penn and Franklin by the coal docks of Port Richmond, Philadelphia and grew up 2 blocks from the Delaware River in Pennsauken, New Jersey. Jerry lives near campus in the White Clay Creek National Wild and Scenic River watershed in Newark, Delaware.
Linda A. Ries is Head of History and Archival Programs at the Bureau of Archives and History (State Archives). She is also editor of Susquehanna Heritage: A Journal of the Historical Society of Dauphin County.
J. Adam Rogers is a Ph.D. candidate in U.S. History and Lecturer at the Pennsylvania State University, Department of History and Religious Studies. His dissertation is "Yankee Odyssey: The Return and Readjustment of Pennsylvania's Civil War Veterans".
Joseph Tiedemann is Professor of History at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles and the author of Reluctant Revolutionaries: New York City and the Road to Independence, 1763-1776 (1997). He is also the co-editor of The [End Page 527] Other New York: The American Revolution beyond New York City, 1763-1787 (2005) and The Other Loyalists: Ordinary People, Royalism, and the Revolution in the Middle Colonies, 1763-1787 (2009). His articles on the Middle Colonies have appeared in Pennsylvania History: A Journal of Mid-Atlantic Studies, Church History, Historical Magazine of the Protestant Episcopal Church, Journal of American History, Journal of Social History, New York History, and the William and Mary Quarterly. [End Page 528]