January 2017

Thomas I. Faith

Historian at the Department of State and author of "Behind the Gas Mask: The US Chemical Warfare Service in War and Peace," I also edit publications for the Society for History in the Federal Government. I was formerly the history and political science teacher at the US House of Representatives Page School, and have earned fellowships from the Chemical Heritage Foundation and the Eleanor Roosevelt Papers. My PhD was earned at George Washington University, and my BA is from Temple University in Philadelphia, PA.

Daniel Bessner

Daniel Bessner is the Anne H.H. and Kenneth B. Pyle Assistant Professor in American Foreign Policy in the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington. Daniel’s first book, entitled Democracy in Exile: Hans Speier and the Rise of the Defense Intellectual, is under contract with Cornell University Press. He is also co-editing a book with Nicolas Guilhot provisionally entitled The Decisionist Imagination: Sovereignty, Social Science, and Democracy in the Twentieth Century, which is under advance contract with Berghahn Books.

Heidi J. Tworek

Heidi Tworek works on the history of news and international organizations. Her current book project explores how Germans exploited new wireless communications technology to overturn international news supply in the first half of the twentieth century. She manages the United Nations History Project (www.unhistoryproject.org), the premier scholarly site on the history of international organizations. Heidi has published over a dozen articles in academic venues.