thavolia glymph is professor of History at Duke University. She is the author of Out of the House of Bondage (Cambridge University Press, 2008).
judkin browning and timothy silver are professors of history at Appalachian State University. Browning has written about the military and social aspects of the Civil War. Silver has written extensively on the environmental history of the American South. They are coauthoring an environmental history of the Civil War, under contract with the University of North Carolina Press.
gaines m. foster is the LSU Foundation Murphy J. Foster Professor of History at Louisiana State University.
bradley d. proctor received his PhD from the University of North Carolina in 2013. In 2015–17 he was the Cassius M. Clay postdoctoral associate at Yale University. He currently is a member of the faculty at the Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington.
brenda e. stevenson is the Nickoll Family Endowed Chair and Professor of History and African American Studies at UCLA. She is the author of Life in Black and White: Family and Community in the Slave South (1996); The Contested Murder of Latasha Harlins: Justice, Gender, and the Origins of the L.A. Riots (2013), and What Is Slavery? (2015) among other publications. [End Page 560]