Contributors

Bryan Caswell graduated from Gettysburg College in 2015, majoring in History with minors in Classics and Civil War Era Studies. Bryan then attended the University of Oxford, from which he graduated in 2016 with a Master of Studies in Global and Imperial History. Aside from specializing in the American Civil War and the British Empire, Bryan also dabbles in the ancient Mediterranean and Near East, early medieval Europe, and war studies in general. Originally from Pittsburgh, Bryan now resides in southwest Connecticut.

 


Kevin Lavery earned his B.A. from Gettysburg College in 2016 and his M.A. from Columbia University in 2018. A proud son of Hershey, Pennsylvania, Kevin also enjoys local history and hiking the Appalachian Trail

 

 

 


Heather Clancy hails from historic Coronado, California and in 2015 completed her undergraduate studies at Gettysburg College, where she majored in History with a double minor in Civil War Era Studies and German Studies. Although her historical interests are wide reaching, Heather gravitates toward subjects of complex and contentious memory.

 

 


Ryan Nadeau is a 2016 graduate of Gettysburg College, majoring in History and Political Science. His historical interests cover a broad range of subjects, tilting towards the political and diplomatic realms in both European and United States history. Originally from the Mid Coast region of Maine, Ryan enjoys exploring the dynamics of fictional worlds as much as the real and has a fondness for writing about food.

 


Francis Butler is a 2015 graduate of Siena College with a B.A. in History. His historical expertise focuses on 18th and 19th century U.S. history, with a concentration on African American and black history during this time period. Other areas of interest include Medieval and Early Modern European history, nationalism and nationalist movements, and the history of the Middle East. Currently, Francis is completing a M.Ed. at the University of Notre Dame and teaches Middle School Social Studies in Indianapolis, IN.


Jeffrey Lauck graduated from Gettysburg College in 2018, double majoring in History and Political Science and double minoring in Civil War Era Studies and Public History. Originally from Connecticut, Jeffrey currently lives in northeast Iowa. His areas of historical specialization lie in the American Civil War, Reconstruction, the Civil Rights Movement, American politics, and historical memory.