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Marshall C. Eakin

Marshall C. Eakin is Professor of History at Vanderbilt University and Executive Director of the Brazilian Studies Association (BRASA). A specialist in nineteenth- and twentieth-century Brazilian history, he is the author of British Enterprise in Brazil (1989); Brazil: The Once and Future Country (1997); and Tropical Capitalism: The Industrialization of Belo Horizonte, Brazil (2001). Eakin has also created two video courses with the Teaching Company: "Conquest of the Americas" and "The Americas in the Revolutionary Era." He is a noted authority on the region, and has written many journal and magazine articles on Latin American history, culture, and politics as well as contributing to travel guides. He lives in Nashville, TN.


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Jonathan Earle

Jonathan Earle (PhD, Princeton University) is Associate Professor of History at the University of Kansas. In 2005, the History News Network named Earle a Top Young Historian . His book Jacksonian Anti-Slavery and the Politics of Free Soil, 1824–1854 won the James A. Broussard Best First Book Award from the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic. He is currently working on a history of the 1860 Presidential election for Oxford University Press.  Earle has also authored many scholarly articles and book chapters on abolitionism, the history of the early republic, and John Brown. He has received fellowships from the NEH and the American Council of Learned Societies.


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Lisa Ede

Lisa Ede is professor of English at Oregon State University, where she has taught since 1980. She has published a number of books and articles collaboratively with Andrea A. Lunsford, including Singular Texts/Plural Authors: Perspectives on Collaborative Writing and Audience Addressed/Audience Invoked: The Role of Audience in Composition Theory and Pedagogy, which won the CCCC’s Braddock Award in 1985. Ede is also a recipient of the prestigious Shaughnessy Award. Among her other publications are Situating Composition: Composition Studies and the Politics of Location, and Essays on Classical Rhetoric and Modern Discourse (with Andrea A. Lunsford and Robert J. Connors). In addition, for Bedford/St. Martin’s, Ede is the editor of On Writing Research: The Braddock Essays, 1975-1998, and editor, with Andrea Lunsford, of Selected Essays of Robert J. Connors.


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Margaret Edson

Margaret Edson was born in Washington, D.C. in 1961. She has degrees in history and literature. She wrote her play Wit in 1991, after a period spent working as a clerk in the oncology/AIDS department of a Washington hospital in 1985. Edson now lives in Atlanta, where she teaches kindergarten.


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Rebecca Edwards

Rebecca Edwards is Eloise Ellery Professor of History at Vassar College, where she teaches courses on the Civil War era, the West, environmental history, and the history of women and gender roles. She is the author of, among other publications, Angels in the Machinery: Gender in American Party Politics from the Civil War to the Progressive Era; New Spirits: Americans in the "Gilded Age," 1865-1905; and the essay "Women's and Gender History" in The New American History. She is currently researching the connections between westward expansion, high frontier fertility, and nineteenth-century political ideologies.


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Marc Egnal

Marc Egnal is a professor of history at York University and the author of several books, including Clash of Extremes: The Economic Origins of the Civil War, A Mighty Empire: The Origins of the American Revolution and Divergent Paths: How Culture and Institutions Have Shaped North American Growth.


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Barbara Ehrenreich

Barbara Ehrenreich is the bestselling author of sixteen previous books, including Nickel and Dimed, Bait and Switch, Bright-sided, This Land Is Their Land, Dancing In The Streets and Blood Rites. A frequent contributor to Harper's and The Nation, she has also been a columnist at The New York Times and Time magazine.

“A simply brilliant, hilarious satirist.”—The Baltimore Sun

“It would be hard to find a wittier, more insightful guide to the last three decades than Ehrenreich. Arguing with her is part of the pleasure of reading her.”—Laura Shapiro, Newsweek


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Eric M. Eisenberg

Eric M. Eisenberg is Professor of Communication and Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of South Florida. Eisenberg twice received the National Communication Association award for the outstanding research publication in organizational communication, as well as the Burlington Foundation award for excellence in teaching. Eisenberg is the author of over seventy-five articles, chapters, and books on the subjects of organizational communication and communication theory. He is an internationally recognized researcher, teacher, and consultant specializing in the strategic use of communication to promote positive organizational change. He has worked closely with executives and employees from organizations across a wide variety of industries, including Starwood Hotels and Resorts, State Farm Insurance, and Baystate Health.


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Matthew J. Ellington

Matthew J. Ellington has taught at Ruben S. Ayala Senior High School in California since 1999 where he chairs the Social Science department and spearheads the school’s AP® U.S. History program. He has served as an AP consultant, workshop leader, and exam reader and has presented at over 30 AP® U.S. History summer institutes.


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Margarita Engle

Margarita Engle is a Cuban American poet, novelist, and journalist whose work has been published in many countries. She is the author of young adult nonfiction books and novels in verse including The Surrender Tree, a Newbery Honor Book, The Poet Slave of Cuba, Hurricane Dancers, The Firefly Letters, and Tropical Secrets. She lives in northern California.


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Olaudah Equiano

Olaudah Equiano contributed to The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano from Palgrave Macmillan.


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