Rebekah Brown

Jim Calder

Quarantine on the Frontier: The Ohio Company of Associates and Medical Practice, 1786-1794 After the Treaty of Paris in 1783, the newborn United States government held the long-coveted prize known as the Northwest Territory. Soon, a group of Revolutionary War veterans and New England settlers formed the Ohio Company of Associates and established a town called Marietta along the Muskingum … Read More

Kimberly Hamlin

Jim Calder

Kimberly A. Hamlin is a historian specializing in women, gender, sex, science, and politics. A recent recipient of a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Public Scholar Award, Hamlin regularly contributes to the Washington Post and other media outlets, and she lectures widely on topics related to women and gender. Her latest book, Free Thinker: Sex, Suffrage, and the Extraordinary Life of Helen … Read More

Carol Lasser

Jim Calder

Carol is an Emerita Professor of History at Oberlin College and has focused her work on women, gender and race in American history. She is the author of Antebellum American Women (with Stacey Robertson, 2010); Friends and Sisters:  Letters Between Lucy Stone and Antoinette Brown Blackwell, 1846-1893, (with Marlene Merrill, 1987) and Educating Men and Women Together: Coeducation in a Changing World  (1987). Bending to … Read More

Barbara Palmer

Jim Calder

Barbara Palmer is Professor of Political Science at Baldwin Wallace University and is the Creator and Executive Director of the Center for Women and Politics of Ohio (CWPO).  The CWPO engages students, scholars, media and the public in the sharing of over 100 years of Ohio history and the remarkable stories of women who have run for public office.  Professor … Read More

Ric Sheffield

Jim Calder

Ric Sheffield is Professor Emeritus of Legal Studies and Sociology at Kenyon College.  In addition to having served as Associate Provost of the College, he is the Director of Kenyon’s Law & Society Program and the John Adams Summer Scholars Program in Socio-legal Studies.  His research has focused upon the relationship between law and issues of gender, race, and ethnicity.  … Read More

Susan Trollinger

Jim Calder

Susan Trollinger is professor of English at the University of Dayton where she teaches courses on writing and rhetoric. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Communication Arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and her Master’s and PhD in Rhetoric and Communication from the University of Pittsburgh. Her first book, Selling the Amish: The Tourism of Nostalgia (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012), explores … Read More