Alan Lessoff, (ahlesso [at] ilstu [dot] edu), journal editor since 2004, has been on the faculty at Illinois State University since 2000. He previously taught at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi and Dickinson College. He has been a Fulbright professor twice: in 1996-97 at the University of Kassel, Germany, and in 2006 at Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey. In 2010-11 he was a guest professor in the Graduate School in History and Sociology at the University of Bielefeld, Germany. A specialist in U.S. and comparative urban history, he has a 1990 PhD from Johns Hopkins University, as well as BAs in history from Cambridge University and Columbia University. He is author of The Nation and Its City: Politics, "Corruption," and Progress in Washington, D.C. (1994) and co-author of Legacy: A History of the Art Museum of South Texas (1997) and Historical Dictionary of the Progressive Era (2009). He is also co-editor of Adolf Cluss, Architect: From Germany to America (2005) and Fractured Modernity: America Confronts Modern Times, 1890s-1940s (2012). His articles have appeared in such journals as Planning Perspectives, the Journal of Urban History, American Nineteenth Century History, and the Southwestern Historical Quarterly. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Conference of Historical Journals.
John F. McClymer, (jmcclyme [at] assumption [dot] edu), editor for online projects, is professor of history at Assumption College. His first book was War and Welfare: The Emergence of Social Engineering in the United States, 1880-1925 (1980). Most recently he has written The Birth of Modern America, 1919-1939 (2005; second edition forthcoming), The AHA Guide to Teaching and Learning with New Media (2005; second edition forthcoming), and Race Relations in the United States, 1900-1920 (2009). His articles have appeared in numerous journals including the Journal of Interdisciplinary History, the Journal of Urban History, Teaching History, the Journal of American Ethnic History, The History Teacher, Women and Social Movements, and the Massachusetts Historical Review. He has held numerous fellowships for both research and curricular development projects and has co-directed two Teaching American History grants. He is co-editor of H-ETHNIC.
Nancy C. Unger, (nunger [at] scu [dot] edu), is associate professor of history at Santa Clara University. She earned her PhD in history from the University of Southern California. Her prize-winning book, Fighting Bob La Follette: The Righteous Reformer, was released in an updated paperback edition in 2008. She is also the author of Beyond Nature's Housekeepers: American Women in Environmental History (2012). Her articles have appeared in journals including the Journal of American History, the Wisconsin Magazine of History, Mid-America, the Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era, and Environmental Justice. She writes for the History News Service, History News Network, and FightingBob.com and serves on the board of editors for Environmental Justice.