David Naze is the dean of academic excellence and support at Joliet Junior College. His book Reclaiming 42: Public Memory and the Reframing of Jackie Robinson’s Radical Legacy is available now. What Would Jackie Robinson Think? In April 2019, Chicago White … Continue reading From the Desk of David Naze: What Would Jackie Robinson Think?
Tom Gannon is an Associate Professor of English and Ethnic Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, author of Skylark Meets Meadowlark: Reimagining the Bird in British Romantic and Contemporary Native American Literature (Nebraska, 2009), and an enrolled member of the Cheyenne … Continue reading New Laurels for the Joy of Native Poetry
Jacqueline Vanhoutte is a University Distinguished Teaching Professor at the University of North Texas, where she also chairs the English Department. She received her B.A. from Carleton College and her Ph.D. from the University of Washington. Jacque has published on … Continue reading From the Desk of Jacqueline Vanhoutte: Perceptions of Female Rule, Then and Now
Mark Spitzer is an associate professor of writing at the University of Central Arkansas. He is the author of more than twenty-five books, including Season of the Gar: Adventures in Pursuit of America’s Most Misunderstood Fish and Beautifully Grotesque Fish of the American West (Nebraska, … Continue reading Where in the Monster-Fish World Is Mark Spitzer?
Serin D. Houston is an assistant professor of geography and international relations at Mount Holyoke College. Her new book Imagining Seattle: Social Values in Urban Governance is now available. I grew up in rural, northern Vermont, a place where the rolling … Continue reading From the Desk of Serin D. Houston: Exploring a Storied Landscape
Hilary Malatino is an assistant professor of women’s, gender, and sexuality studies at Pennsylvania State University and core faculty in the Rock Ethics Institute. Their new book Queer Embodiment: Monstrosity, Medical Violence, and Intersex Experience is available now. If there’s anything I’ve learned … Continue reading From the Desk of Hilary Malatino: The Erasure and Exclusion of Intersex Bodies
Norman Fine is a retired electronics engineer, founder of a high-tech company, and the editor and publisher of an annual engineering design guide series in the 1990s. He is the author of the forthcoming book Blind Bombing: How Microwave Radar Brought … Continue reading From the Desk of Norman Fine: The Most Influential Invention of World War II
Mark G. Kortepeter is a professor in the Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and a retired army colonel with more than twenty-five years of service. He is an expert in germ … Continue reading From the Desk of Mark Kortepeter: At the premier of “The Hot Zone”
Jane Singer is a Civil War author, researcher, and lecturer. She is the author of Lincoln’s Secret Spy: The Civil War Case That Changed the Future of Espionage and The Confederate Dirty War: Arson, Bombings, Assassination and Plots for Chemical and Germ Attacks on … Continue reading From the Desk of Jane Singer: Should history’s truths be told no matter the cost or conflict?
The following contribution is by Hal Elliott Wert, author of George McGovern and the Democratic Insurgents (Nebraska, 2015). Wert is a professor emeritus of history at the Kansas City Art Institute. Many of you purchased George McGovern and the Democratic … Continue reading From the Desk of Hal Elliott Wert: Campaign Posters of 2016