About the Contributors

Current Administrators:

Marni Davis is an associate professor of history at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia, where she studies and teaches American history, Jewish history, and the immigrant experience in the United States. She is the author of Jews and Booze: Becoming American in the Age of Prohibition (New York University Press, 2012).  For more information, see Dr. Davis’s faculty page

Krystyn Moon is an associate professor and director of American Studies at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Virginia.  Her teaching and research focus mostly on the history of American popular culture and U.S. immigration history.  She is the author of Yellowface: Creating of the Chinese in American Popular Music and Performance, 1850s-1920s, and several articles and essays. For more information, see Dr. Moon’s website.

Current Student Administrators:

Zac Peterson is a Ph.D. student in the History department at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia.  His research focuses on transnational connections between the Civil Rights Movement and African liberation movements during the Cold War through the work of George Houser. Houser, a leader in CORE and ACOA during the Cold War, led a  life of activism  through nonviolent direct action against segregation and participation in the African liberation and anti-apartheid struggles.

Past Faculty and Staff Administrators:

Anne Brophy (Georgia State University, Department of History) and Tammy Sugarman (Georgia State University Library)

Past Student Administrators:

Todd Harris, Peter McDade, Jeanette Ransom, Ye Shen, Nikki Sweet, and Aubrey Underwood



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