Dr Merridee L. Bailey Merridee L. Bailey is a Research Fellow with the ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions at The University of Adelaide. Her research interests include ideas about virtue and courtesy in fifteenth and sixteenth century England and more recently, morality and emotions in merchant practices in London. She has recently published a book on childhood in late medieval and early modern England, Socialising the Child in Late Medieval England c. 1400–1600.
Chris Brickell Chris Brickell is co-ordinator of the Gender Studies Programme at Otago University, New Zealand. He has published widely in the sociology and history of sexuality and masculinity, and is now working on a cultural history of adolescence in New Zealand.
Anne Good Anne Good is Assistant Professor of History at Reinhardt University, where she regularly teaches a seminar on the History of Children and Childhood. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota, and her research interests include religious, cultural and scientific exchanges in the early modern world, particularly in South Africa.
Helle Strandgaard Jensen Helle Strandgaard Jensen is defending her PhD entitled “Defining the (In) appropriate: Scandinavian debates about the role of media in children’s lives, 1950–1985” at the European University Institute in April. She has contributed to “A European Telelvision History” (Blackwell 2008) and “Situating Child Consumption” (Nordic Academic Press 2012). Recent articles include “Why Batman was Bad” (Barn 2010:3) and “Beyond ‘Media Panics’: Reconceptualising public debates about children and media”, with David Buckingham (Journal of Children and Media 2012:4). [End Page 190]
Julie de Jong Julie de Jong is a Research Associate at the University of Michigan and holds a Master degree in survey methodology from the University of Michigan. She has worked at the Institute for Social Research since 2000 and has been Moaddel’s research associate since 2005. She has been involved in all stages of values survey data collection and analyses in a number of Middle Eastern countries.
Janis Price de la Mer Janis Price de la Mer is an assistant professor of History at Columbia State Community College in Columbia, Tennessee. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. Her current research is on children in the 18th and 19th century British and American navies.
Emily Machen Emily Machen is an assistant professor of History at the University of Northern Iowa. Her research explores the changing relationships French Catholic, Protestant, and Jewish women developed with their religious communities and the French nation in the early part of the twentieth century. Dr. Machen is interested in the evolving place of religion in the modern world, especially in the lives of women.
Dr. Mansoor Moaddel Dr. Mansoor Moaddel studies religion, culture, ideology, political conflict, revolution and social change. His work currently focuses on the causes and consequences of values and attitudes of the Middle Eastern and Islamic publics. He has been involved in carrying out out values surveys in Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, and Turkey. He has also carried out youth surveys in Egypt and Saudi Arabia. His previous research project analyzed the determinants of ideological production in the Islamic world. In this project, he has studied the rise of Islamic modernism in India, Egypt, and Iran between the second half of the nineteenth century and early twentieth; the rise of liberal nationalism in Egypt and Iran, and Arabism and Arab nationalism in Syria in the first half of the twentieth century; and the rise of Islamic fundamentalism in Algeria, Egypt, Iran, Jordan, and Syria in the second half of the twentieth century. [End Page 191]