Edward Berkowitz is Professor of History, Public Policy, and Public Administration at George Washington University. He has written on the 1970s in U.S. history, U.S. cultural history, the history of social welfare policy, and most recently co-written a history of the Supplemental Security Income Program.
William Lewis earned his doctorate from the University of Missouri in 2015 and is a former Filson Historical Society Fellow. His research focuses on the economic development of the Ohio River Valley during the Era of the Early American Republic. He is currently working on a history of the Tarascon brothers of Louisville and the way their business activities paralleled key elements of Henry Clay’s American System.
David Narrett is Professor of History at the University of Texas at Arlington. His most recent book, Adventurism, Intrigue, and Empire: The Struggle for Mastery in the Louisiana-Florida Borderlands, 1762-1803 was published by the University of North Carolina Press in 2015. He is currently working on a book project concerning the integration of trans-Appalachian regions into the Union.
Eira Tansey is a Digital Archivist and Records Manager at the University of Cincinnati. Her most recent article, “The Landscape of Archival Employment: A Study of Professional Archivist Job Advertisements, 2006-2014,” was published in Archival Practice in 2015. She is currently researching the impact of climate change on archives and the appraisal of environmental records. [End Page 2]