Adam Ewing is a Mellon Assistant Professor of History at Vanderbilt University. He was an Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow at Johns Hopkins University and received his doctorate from Harvard University, where he studied the history of peoples of African descent. In his work Dr. Ewing focuses on the establishment and transmission of social movements, paying particular attention to the political uses of race, diaspora, and rumor. He is currently working on a book about Marcus Garvey, the Universal Negro Improvement Association, and the global politics of Garveyism.
Trygve Throntveit received his PhD in history from Harvard University in 2008, where he later served as lecturer and Assistant Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of History. Dr. Throntveit is currently a fellow in U.S. foreign policy and international security at the Dickey Center for International Understanding, Dartmouth College. He is the author of several book chapters and articles in American political and intellectual history and the history of the U.S. role in international affairs. His book-in-progress, entitled Power without Victory: Woodrow Wilson and the American Internationalist Experiment, will be published by the University of Chicago Press.