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Roger Daniels is Charles Phelps Taft Professor of History, University of Cincinnati, P.O. Box 210373, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0373 (e-mail: He has written widely about immigration in general and Asian immigration in particular. Major publications include: The Politics of Prejudice: The Anti-Japanese Movement in California and the Struggle for Japanese Exclusion (1973); Concentration Camps, North America: Japanese in the United States and Canada during World War II (1981); Asian America: Chinese and Japanese in the United States since 1850 (1988); Coming to America: A History of Immigration and Ethnicity in American Life (1990); Prisoners without Trial: Japanese Americans in World War II (1993); and Not Like Us: Immigrants and Minorities in America, 1890–1924 (1997). His current projects include books about American immigration policy since 1924 and about the world-wide Japanese diaspora.

Louis Fiset is Affiliate Associate Professor of Dentistry at the University of Washington, Seattle, and Fellow at the Department of History’s Center for the Study of the Pacific Northwest. He has written Imprisoned Apart: the World War II Correspondence of an Issei Couple (1997), as well as numerous essays on the World War II experience of Japanese Americans. He is currently writing a book on a history of health care for the Nikkei during their wartime incarceration. His address is 7554 Brooklyn Avenue, N.E., Seattle, WA 98115-4302 (e-mail:

Bert Hansen is Associate Professor of History at Baruch College of The City University of New York, Box A1610, 17 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10010 (e-mail: He earned the A.B. degree in chemistry from Columbia College and the Ph.D. in history of science from Princeton University. He has published on science and magic in the Middle Ages (Nicole Oresme and the Marvels of Nature, 1985); on obstetrics teaching and practice (New York State Journal of Medicine, August and September 1985, 85: 488–98 and 548–59); on homosexuality and medicine (essay in Framing Disease, 1992, reprinted in Sickness and Health in America, 3d ed., 1997); on public health cartoons (American Journal of Public Health, 1997, 87: 1798–1807); and on Pasteur in the American press (American Historical Review, 1998, 103: 373–418). He is presently writing a book on medical breakthroughs in American culture.

Gwenn M. Jensen is a medical anthropologist and consultant to various nonprofit organizations. She holds a Ph.D. degree in anthropology from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Her research interests revolve around health legacies engendered by historical trauma. She is currently writing The Price of Betrayal: Health Consequences of the Japanese American Internment and compiling a volume of life histories of Japanese Americans relating their wartime experiences. Her address is 6124 E. Peakview Place, Englewood, CO 80111 (e-mail:

Russell C. Maulitz, a Philadelphia-based internist, is Chief of the Division of Medical Informatics at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine (MCPHU). In 1999 he inaugurated the joint MCPHU-Drexel University Telemedicine Project, which includes among its efforts a number of Digital Libraries initiatives. He can be reached at 2967 W. School House Lane, Cambridge Building 109, Philadelphia 19144 (e-mail:

Susan L. Smith is an Associate Professor of History and Women’s Studies at the University of Alberta, 2–28 Henry Marshall Tory Bldg., Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2H4, Canada (e-mail: She is the author of Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired: Black Women’s Health Activism in America, 1890–1950 (University of Pennsylvania Press, 1995). She is currently writing a book tentatively entitled Japanese American Midwives: Welfare, Warfare, and the State, which examines the interconnections between military and imperial policies and health and welfare concerns for Japanese Americans in the first half of the twentieth century.


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