Deborah Cohen is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies at Southern Methodist University. Presently she is working on a book manuscript, Bordering Modernities: Race, Masculinity, and the Cultural Politics of Mexican-U.S. Migration, and coediting Love-In, Love-Out: Gender and Sexuality in a Global ’68 with Lessie Jo Frazier. Her articles have been published in the Journal of American Ethnic Studies and Clio, a French feminist journal, and she has a piece on transnational masculinity forthcoming in Mexico Uncut: Masculinity, Space, Performance, and Power in Modern Mexico (Univ. of Arizona Press).
Lessie Jo Frazier is Assistant Professor of History at the University of South Carolina. She is working on two book manuscripts, entitled Salt in the Sand: Memory and Violence in Chile, 1890–Present and Desired States: Culture, Politics, and Gendered Activism in Twentieth-Century Chile, as well as coediting Love-In, Love-Out, a book on gender and sexuality in the 1968 student movements worldwide. She coedited Gender’s Place: Feminist Anthropologies of Latin America with Rosario Montoya and Janise Hurtig (Palgrave Macmillan, 2002).
Bryan McCann is Assistant Professor of Latin American History at Georgetown University. His book Hello, Hello Brazil: Popular Music and the Making of Modern Brazil, a study of broadcasting and popular cultural formation in Brazil’s Vargas period, is forthcoming with Duke University Press in spring 2004.
Derek Williams is Assistant Professor of History at the University of Toronto at Mississauga. He is the author of “Assembling the ‘Empire of Morality’: State Building Strategies in Catholic Ecuador, 1861–1875,” Journal of Historical Sociology 14, no. 2 (2001), 149–74 and also has an article entitled “The Making of Ecuador’s ‘Pueblo Católico’” forthcoming in Cristóbal Aljovin and Nils Jacobsen’s edited volume Political Cultures in the Andes, 1750–1950 (Duke Univ. Press). He is currently working on a book manuscript, A Truly Catholic Nation: Politics and Religion in Ecuador, 1845–1895.