The American Historian


Michelle K. Berry is an environmental historian by trade and currently serves as Assistant Professor Practice in the Gender and Women’s Studies Department at the University of Arizona. She taught juniors and seniors in U.S. history at an independent school in Tucson, Arizona for ten years. When she isn’t teaching or writing, she is hiking somewhere in the intermountain West.
Lisa M. Brady is professor of history at Boise State University. She is author of War Upon the Land: Military Strategy and the Transformation of Southern Landscapes during the American Civil War (2012) and a number of articles on the environmental history of the Korean DMZ.
Robin Henry is an Associate Professor and Graduate Coordinator in the Department of History at Wichita State University. Her teaching and research interests look at the intersections among gender, sexuality, law, and region in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century United States.
Mark D. Hersey is an associate professor of history at Mississippi State University, where he directs the Center for the History of Agriculture, Science, and the Environment of the South (CHASES). He is the author of My Work Is That of Conservation: An Environmental Biography of George Washington Carver (2011), and currently serves as the co-editor of Environmental History.
Joanne Meyerowitz is the Arthur Unobskey Professor of History and American Studies at Yale University. She is the author of Women Adrift: Independent Wage Earners in Chicago, 1880–1930 and How Sex Changed: A History of Transsexuality in the United States, and the editor of Not June Cleaver: Women and Gender in Postwar America, 1945–1960 and History and September 11th. Her current book project is tentatively titled A War on Global Poverty: The U.S., Development, and the Politics of Gender.
Daniel S. Murphree is an Associate Professor at the University of Central Florida where he specializes in American borderlands history and the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL). He is author of numerous works including the monograph Constructing Floridians: Natives and Europeans in the Colonial Floridas, 1513-1783 (2006/2017). His current research focuses on the role of native women in sixteenth century Atlantic borderlands.
Andrew Salamone is a doctoral candidate at George Mason University in Fairfax Virginia. He is currently writing his dissertation on Independence Day celebrations in Alabama and Mississippi between 1820 and 1890. He lives in Burke Virginia with his wife and nine-year-old son.