James Oakes is the author of several acclaimed books on slavery and the Civil War. His most recent book, Freedom National, won the Lincoln Prize and was a long-list selection for the National Book Award. He lives in New York City.
Nick Cullather is Professor of History and International Studies at Indiana University.
David Young is a respected writer, commentator, journalist, environmentalist, and historian. Working independently in the field of history and the environment he work explores the nature-culture relationship, including perspectives from indigenous nature and indigenous culture.Mark Summers is a barrister at Matrix Chambers and practices in crime, with particular expertise in terrorism and extradition cases. Mark has appeared in numerous high-profile terrorism trials and cases concerning complex cross-border and jurisdictional issues.