dann j. Broyld


dann j. Broyld is an associate professor of African American History and Public History at Central Connecticut State University. He earned his PhD in nineteenth-century United States and African Diaspora history at Howard University. His work focuses on the American-Canadian borderlands and issues of Black identity, migration, and transnational relations as well as oral history, material … Continue reading dann j. Broyld

Therese Dolan & Lynn H. Miller


Therese Dolan is Professor Emerita of Modern and Contemporary Art at Temple University. She is a modernist art historian who specializes in nineteenth-century French and American art and has also published on contemporary art. She received her M.A. and Ph.D. in Art History from Bryn Mawr College, and her undergraduate degree in French from Mundelein … Continue reading Therese Dolan & Lynn H. Miller

Lucy Morrison


Lucy Morrison is Professor of English and Director of the University Honors Program and the Office of National Scholarships and Fellowships at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Her most recent book is her co-edited (with Benjamin Colbert) Continental Tourism, Travel Writing, and the Consumption of Culture, 1814-1900 (Palgrave, 2020), including her essay about roller coasters in … Continue reading Lucy Morrison

Daniel Gifford


Daniel Gifford is a public historian who focuses on American popular and visual culture, as well as museums in American culture. He received his PhD from George Mason University in 2011. His career spans both academia and public history, including several years with the Smithsonian Institution. He currently teaches at multiple universities near his home in … Continue reading Daniel Gifford

Douglas Flowe


Douglas Flowe is an Assistant Professor of History at Washington University in St. Louis where he teaches courses on urban history, criminality, masculinity, and other subjects relating to race, crime, and gender. He received his Ph.D. at the University of Rochester and has recently published his first book, Uncontrollable Blackness: African American Men and Criminality … Continue reading Douglas Flowe

Karen Waters


Interviewed by Elizabeth Sheckler Karen Waters holds a Doctorate in literature from the University of Maryland, College Park; her areas of specialization are Victorian fiction and gender criticism. A Professor Emerita of Literature and Languages at Marymount University, Arlington, Virginia, she is currently a lecturer in the English department at Mississippi College in Clinton, Mississippi. … Continue reading Karen Waters