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Rick Shenkman: Publisher & Editor-in-Chief
John Stucky:  Production Editor
Judd Bundy:  Lead Web Engineer 
Jonathan Dresner: Assistant Editor
Robin Lindley: Features Editor 
Yoni Anijar:  Features Editor    
Erik Moshe: Features Editor
Walter Moss:  Contributing Editor
David L. O'Connor: Contributing Editor
Jonathan Harrison: Contributing Editor
Fred Zilian:  Contributing Editor

Book Department 

Luther Spoehr, Editor

HNN Travel Program

Charles Bittner


Tiffany April Griffin

Junior Walters

Our Governing Board

The History News Network is a non-profit corporation registered in Washington State. The IRS has granted the organization status as a 501(c)(3) charity. All donations to HNN are tax deductible. These are the members of our Board of Directors:

Rick Shenkman
William Rorabaugh
Pepper Schwartz
Leonard Steinhorn
Katrin Schultheiss
Dane Kennedy
Ed Berkowitz
David Bruce Smith

Our Advisory Board

Walter Nugent

Emeritus professor of history at the University of Notre Dame and the author of Crossings: The Great Transatlantic Migrations (1720-1830)

Gil Troy

Professor of history at McGill University and the author of See How They Ran: The Changing Role of the Presidential Candidate and Affairs of State: The Rise and Rejection of the Presidential Couple Since World War II.

Liz Cohen

Professor of history at Harvard and the author of A Consumers' Republic: The Politics of Mass Consumption in Postwar America (Knopf, 2003), Making a New Deal: Industrial Workers in Chicago, 1919-1939 and co-author of The American Pageant, a college U.S. history text.

James Banner

Co-founder of the History News Service and author of Being a Historian: An Introduction to the Professional World of History (Cambridge University Press).

Leonard Steinhorn

Professor of Communications, American University and co-author of By the Color of Our Skin.

Lewis Gould

Eugene C. Barker Centennial Professor Emeritus in American history at the University of Texas at Austin and author of The Modern American Presidency.

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