Paul D. Barclay is Professor and Head of the History Department at Lafayette College in Easton, PA. He is the author of Outcasts of Empire: Japanese Rule on Taiwan's "Savage Border," 1874-1945 (University of California Press, 2018) and general editor of the East Asia Image Collection, an open-access digital archive of visual historical sources. He is currently researching Japanese military/police campaigns in Korea, China, Taiwan and the Soviet Union from 1894 to 1936 for a project called “Imperial Japan’s Forever Wars.” Barclay’s research has received support from the National Endowment from the Humanities, the Social Science Research Council, the Japanese Council for the Promotion of Science, and the Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Frederico Freitas is Assistant Professor of Digital and Latin American History at North Carolina State University.
Laura Hein is Professor of History at Northwestern University. She specializes in the history of Japan in the 20th century, its international relations, and the effects of WWII and the Cold War.
Christian C. Lentz is Associate Professor of Geography at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. His first book, Contested Territory: Điện Biên Phủ and the Making of Northwestern Vietnam, won the 2021 Association for Asian Studies Harry K. Benda Award for outstanding first book in any discipline in Southeast Asian studies.
Micah Muscolino is Professor and Paul G. Pickowicz Endowed Chair in Modern Chinese History at the University of California, San Diego.
Shellen X. Wu is Associate Professor of Modern Chinese History at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.