mark a. noll, Francis A. McAnaney Professor of History Emeritus at the University of Notre Dame, is the author of The Civil War as a Theological Crisis (2006).
ashley mays is on the full-time faculty at Western Governors University. She received her PhD in history from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2014.
erin stewart mauldin is assistant professor of history at Samford University. She is the coeditor of the Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Global Environmental History.
dale kretz is assistant professor of African American history at Texas Tech University. He is currently revising his book manuscript on slavery and pensions in the age of emancipation.
lorien foote is professor and director of graduate studies for the history department at Texas A&M University. She is the author of three books about the American Civil War.