Nicholas Guyatt works on the history of colonial North America, the Atlantic World and the United States in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. He’s the author of Providence and the Invention of the United States, 1607-1876 (Cambridge). He’s finishing a book about the relationship between racial equality and racial separation in the early American republic. He teaches American history at the University of Cambridge in the UK.

Luke Clossey was trained as a historian of early-modern Germany, and his first book --  Salvation and Globalization in the Early Jesuit Missions (Cambridge) -- explored the activities of Christian missionaries in Germany, Mexico and China. He’s currently working on a book about the global cult of Jesus from 1400 to 1800. Luke teaches world history at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada.