March 2017

Emily L. Conroy-Krutz

Emily Conroy-Krutz is an Assistant Professor of History at Michigan State University. She is the author of Christian Imperialism: Converting the World in the Early American Republic (Cornell 2015) as well as articles on missions, reform, and foreign relations in the Journal of the Early Republic, H-Diplo, and The World of the Revolutionary American Republic. She has forthcoming pieces in Early American Studies and Rethinking Grand Strategy.

Kenton Clymer

Kenton Clymer grew up in Naperville, IL, graduated from Grinnell College, and completed his graduate studies at the University of Michigan where studied under Bradford Perkins.  His has written seven books, most of which focus of American involvement in South and Southeast Asia.  He has had the privilege of living and teaching in several Asian countries, including the Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, India, and, most recently, China, where he was a Distinguished Fulbright Lecturer. He was also a Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in 2011-12.

Vanessa Walker

Vanessa Walker is the Joseph W. and Diane Zerbib Assistant Professor of History at Amherst College. She received a Ph.D. in US-International history from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is the recipient of several awards including a Graduate Fellowship at the Miller Center for Public Affairs at the University of Virginia, the Gerald R. Ford Scholar in Honor of Robert Teeter at the Ford Presidential Library, and a George Mosse Fellow at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Hebrew University of Jerusalem.