Contributors to this Issue

Bryon C. Andreasen earned a J.D. from Cornell University and the Ph.D. in history from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. He is a research historian for the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency working with the "Looking for Lincoln" project. He has published articles and reviews in Civil War History, Journal of Illinois History, and Western Historical Quarterly.

Allen C. Guelzo is the Grace F. Kea Professor of American History and the Dean of the Templeton Honors College at Eastern College in St. David's, Pennsylvania, where he teaches American intellectual and cultural history. He is the author of several books, including The Crisis of the American Republic: A History of the Civil War and Reconstruction (1995), and Abraham Lincoln: Redeemer President (1999) winner of the prestigious Lincoln Prize. His is currently working on a book on the Emancipation Proclamation for Simon and Schuster.

Drew R. McCoy is the Jacob and Frances Hiatt Professor of History at Clark University. He received an A.B. from Cornell University and an M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Virginia. He is the author of The Elusive Republic: Political Economy in Jeffersonian America (1980) and The Last of the Fathers: James Madison and the Republican Legacy (1989). He is currently working on a book on the political thought of Abraham Lincoln to be published by the University Press of Kansas.

C. A. Tripp holds an A.A.S. degree from the Rochester Institute of Technology and the Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from New York University. He worked in the Motion Picture Laboratory at Eastman Kodak before joining the OSS where he worked producing films for the Armed Services from 1942 to 1945. From 1948 until 1956, Tripp worked for the Alfred C. Kinsey Institute for Sex Research. Author of numerous articles and of the acclaimed The Homosexual Matrix (1975), Tripp is currently working on a book Abraham Lincoln.