L. Diane Barnes is professor of history at Youngstown State University and editor of the Ohio History journal.
Donna M. DeBlasio is professor of history, director of the Center for Applied History at Youngstown State University, and coeditor of Ohio History.
Kevin F. Kern is an associate professor of history at the University of Akron. He specializes in Ohio history and is coauthor of the book Ohio: A History of the Buckeye State (2014).
Carol Lasser is professor of history and director of gender, sexuality, and feminist studies at Oberlin College.
David J. Merkowitz holds a PhD in American urban and religious history from the University of Cincinnati. He is the assistant director of Ohio Humanities, the state-based partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Edward J. Roach is historian and cultural resources program manager for Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park and served as the acting superintendent of Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument in the autumn of 2014. He has an MA from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
Gregory S. Wilson is associate professor of history at the University of Akron, where he specializes in modern United States and Ohio history, as well as public history. His publications include Communities Left Behind (2009) and (with Kevin F. Kern) Ohio: A History of the Buckeye State (2014). [End Page 4]