Guest Contributors

Guest Contributors

Blake Barton Renfro (M.A., American History, Louisiana State University) is a consultant in national security and defense.

Dr. Woody Holton (Ph.D., Duke University) is a Bancroft Award-winning Professor of History and American Studies at the University of Richmond.

Dr. Robert Malone (Ph.D., University of Florida) is the Executive Director of the History of Science Society.

Dr. Paul Anderson (Ph.D., Mississippi, 1998) is an Associate Professor of History and Alumni Master Teacher at Clemson University and the author of Blood Imagine: Turner Ashby and the Civil War in the Southern Mind.

Dr. James J. Broomall (Ph.D., University of Florida) is a Visiting Assistant Professor of History at the University of North Florida.

Dr. John Inscoe (Ph.D., UNC, 1985) is the University Professor and Albert W. Saye Professor of History at the University of Georgia. He is the Secretary-Treasurer of the Southern Historical Association and the author of numerous titles, including Mountain Masters: Slavery and the Sectional Crisis in Western North Carolina (1989), Race, War, and Remembrance in the Appalachian South (2008), and most recently, Writing the South through the Self: Exploration in Southern Autobiography (2011).

Dr. Bertram Wyatt-Brown (Ph.D., Johns Hopkins, 1963) is the Richard J. Milbauer Professor Emeritus at the University of Florida and a former president of the Southern Historical Association. He is the author of Southern Honor: Ethics and Behavior in the Old South, a finalist for both the American Book Award and the Pullitzer Prize.

Dr. Scott Nelson (Ph.D., UNC, 1995) is the Legum Professor of History at the College of William and Mary. He is the author of Iron Confederacies: Southern Railways, Klan Violence, and Reconstruction (1999) and Steel Drivin’ Man: John Henry, the Untold Story of an American Legend (2006), which won both the Merle Curti Prize and a National Award for Fine Arts.

Dr. Charles S. Bullock, III, is Richard B. Russell Professor of Political Science and Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor.  He is co-author of the award-winning Triumph of Voting Rights in the South. He is co-editor of The New Politics of the Old South, now in its fourth edition.

Dr. Gregg Andrews (Ph.D., Northern Illinois University, 1988) is a retired Professor of History and Assistant Director of the Center for Texas Music History at Texas State University-San Marcos. In addition to his nationally recognized books City of Dust: A Cement Company Town in the Land of Tom Sawyer (Univ. of Missouri Press, 1996) and Insane Sisters: Or, The Price Paid for Challenging a Company Town (Univ. of Missouri Press, 1999), Dr. Andrews fuses history and music as an accomplished singer-songwriter. His band, Dr. G and the Mudcats can be found at <;.

Andrew Epstein (B.A., Binghampton University, 2009) is a masters student in the University of Georgia’s Department of History and the Institute of Native American Studies researching federal Indian assimilation policies and questions of citizenship, colonialism and resistance in the early-2oth century U.S. He is also a member of the Graduate Reading Group in the History of Capitalism.