Peter H. Wood is history professor emeritus at Duke University and author ofStrange New Land: African Americans, 1526-1776, among others.
Thomas ("Tim") Borstelmann is the Elwood N. and Katherine Thompson Distinguished Professor of Modern World History at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Elaine Tyler Mayis Regents Professor in the Departments of American Studies and History at the University of Minnesota. She is the author of several books, includingHomeward BoundandBarren in the Promised Land. She has contributed toMs., theLos Angeles Times, theNew York Times, and more. She is 2009-2010 President of the Organization of American Historians. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.