Matthew Hulbert (B.A. Florida, M.A. North Carolina State Univ.) is a doctoral student at the University of Georgia working on social memory, counter-narrative, and Confederate guerrillas in Reconstruction and the New South. He is the author of articles published by The Journal of the Civil War Era and The Journal of the West and currently serves as book review editor of The Civil War Monitor. He was a 2012 Fellow at the Summersell Center for the Study of the South.
Robert C. Poister (B.A. Georgia, M.A. Georgia) is a doctoral student at the University of Georgia researching Confederate exiles in Cuba and the American sugar kingdom. His article on Killer’s of the Dream author Lillian Smith, “At Home on the Mountain” was published in the peer-reviewed Appalachian Journal, and he has reviewed titles for Civil War History, Essays in History, Appalachian Journal, and The Florida Historical Quarterly.
James “Trae” Welborn III (B.A. Clemson, M.A. Clemson) is a doctoral student at the University of Georgia studying southern honor and religion in Edgefield County, South Carolina. His article “Dispensing the Progressive State: Ben Tillman’s South Carolina State Dispensary,” was published in Social History of Alcohol and Drugs: An Interdisciplinary Journal. Trae has reviewed books for The Journal of American Ethnic History, The Journal of the Civil War Era, The Journal of Southern Religion, and The Civil War Monitor.