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JEFFREY S. ADLER is professor of history and criminology and Distinguished Teaching Scholar at the University of Florida. His research and teaching interests focus on the history of violence and crime in urban America, and his publications include First in Violence, Deepest in Dirt: Homicide in Chicago, 1875-1920 (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2006) and recent articles in the Journal of American History, the Journal of Social History, the Journal of Interdisciplinary History, and Law and History Review. He is currently working on a book exploring race and violence in early-twentieth-century New Orleans.

LISA CHILTON is an associate professor in the history department at the University of Prince Edward island, Canada. She teaches courses in British imperial history and Canadian history, as well as a variety of “global” history courses. Her publications include Agents of Empire: British Female Migration to Canada and Australia, 1860s-1930 (2007), “Managing Migrants: Toronto, 1820-1880,” Canadian Historical Review (June 2011); “Preventing the Loss of Imported Labour: Trains, Migrants, and the Development of the Canadian West,” in Adele Perry, Esyllt Jones, and Leah Morton, editors, Place and Replace: Essays on Western Canada (2013); and “Travelling Colonist: British Emigration and the Construction of Anglo-Canadian privilege,” in Andrew S. Thompson and Kent Fedorowich, editors, Empire, Identity and Migration in the British World (2013). She is currently writing a book manuscript on the history of the management of immigration to Canada, 1760s-1930s.

ELIZABETH FRATERRIGO is an associate professor of history at Loyola University Chicago, where she teaches courses in U.S. history and public history. Her research focuses on the history of women and gender, media, and American culture. She is currently at work on a book about the media reform campaigns of the National Organization for Women and other feminist organizations during the 1960s and 1970s. She is the author of Playboy and the Making of the Good Life in Modern America (Oxford University Press, 2009), a critical assessment of the role of Playboy magazine in postwar transformations in gender, sexuality, and consumption.

GINA M. MARTINO-TRUTOR is an assistant professor of history at the University of Akron, where she is also an affiliated faculty member in women’s studies. She received her PhD in history from the University of [End Page 211] Minnesota. Her research interests center on gender, warfare, and colonialism in early America. She is currently working on a monograph that explores English, French, and Native women’s war-making in the borderlands of the early-American northeast during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.

HARRY N. K. ODAMTTEN is Assistant Professor of African and Atlantic history at Santa Clara University, and holds a dual PhD in history, and African American and African studies from Michigan State University. He is a Compton Africa Peace Fellow and an intellectual and social historian. His research activities span African and African Diaspora Studies, Gender and Women’s Studies, Hip-Hop, and public culture. He is also the book review editor for the Journal of West African History. He is currently revising his first book manuscript, Afropublican Intellectuals: The “Black Atlantic,” and Pan-Africanism, and some of his most recent publications include “Morality, the Sacred and God in Ghanaian Hip- Hop” in Hip Hop Spirituality and Urban God Talk, edited by Andre E. Johnson (Lexington Books, 2013) and “Critical departures in the Practice of Pan-Africanism” in Pan-Africanism, Citizenship and Identity, edited by Toyin Falola and Kwame Essien (Routledge, 2013).

DAPHNA OREN-MAGIDOR is a fellow at the Martin Buber Society of Fellows at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Her research interests include the history of gender and the history of the family in early modern England and Europe, and the history of reproduction. She is completing a book manuscript entitled Infertility in Early Modern England (under contract with Palgrave-MacMillan), and is also beginning a new research project on adult sisters in the early modern period.

SRIRUPA PRASAD is an assistant professor in the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies and Sociology at the University of Missouri. Her areas of interest are history of medicine, women’s and gender history, South Asia history, affect studies, and theories of the body...


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