Cassandra Farrell is currently a first year doctoral student at George Mason University. Since 2005, she has been the Senior Map Archivist at the Library of Virginia and has curated a gallery exhibition and several one-day map exhibitions and has written and published bibliographies, blogs, articles, and several encyclopedia entries for Encyclopedia Virginia. Cassandra is very interested in maps of Virginia and New England and their place in colonial American culture. In addition to working as an adjunct instructor in history in the Virginia Community College System, she has been involved with the Washington Map Society and currently serves on WMS board of directors.
Robert Carlock is currently working on a PhD in history at George Mason University in Virginia, with a focus on modern American history and digital history. He graduated with an BA in history from Bowling Green State University in 2017, followed by an MA in history in 2019. Robert's thesis, titled “A New (Bowling Green State) University: Educational Activism, Social Change, and Campus Protest in the Long Sixties”, analyzed the ways that students developed peaceful approaches to activism that led BGSU to be the only public residential university in Ohio to remain open following the Kent State shootings. His website is: www.robertcarlock.com.
John R. Legg is a first year Ph.D. student in History at George Mason University. His work centers on the history and memory of violence between Indigenous communities, white settlers, and the federal government in the Northern Great Plains during the nineteenth century. He serves as Affiliate Editor for the National Council on Public History’s History@Work blog and on the editorial board for H-CivWar. His work has been recognized and awarded by the Western History Association, the American Society for Ethnohistory, the American Civil War Museum in Richmond, Virginia, the Northern Great Plains History Association, the Center for Peace Justice and Violence Prevention, and the Virginia Center for Civil War Studies. You can follow John on Twitter: @TheJohnLegg.