Our Staff

Editorial Staff

John C. Inscoe, founding editor; Sarah McKee, managing editor; Chris Dobbs, editorial assistant

Fact Checkers

University of Georgia Reference and Special Collections Librarians: Kristin Nielsen, Patrick Reidenbaugh, Renna Tuten, Skip Hulett, Donnie Summerlin

Executive Committee

Lisa Bayer, director, University of Georgia Press; Toby Graham, university librarian and associate provost, University of Georgia; Merryll Penson, executive director, GALILEO/University System of Georgia; Jamil Zainaldin, president, Georgia Humanities Council

Technical Support

Sean Purcell, GALILEO 

Former Staff and Other Vital Contributors

The NGE would not have been possible without the valuable contributions of many people. The NGE staff is especially grateful to the following former staffers and consultants:

Rinne Allen, photo researcher; Brad Baxter, GALILEO programmer; Ted Bazemore, fact checker; James Brady, intern; Kevin Brock, freelance copyeditor; Caroline Cason, fact checker; Kelly Caudle, project director & managing editor; Mason Chapple, intern; Sheree Dendy, editorial assistant; Sheila Devaney, fact checker; Kristy Dixon, metadata librarian, Digital Library of Georgia; Chris Dobbs, intern; Mark Durant, programmer; Amy Feinberg, University of Georgia Press production intern; Philip Fitzpatrick, GALILEO technical support; Kayla Foley, intern; Diamond Forde, intern; Brittany Forrestal, intern; Nancy Grayson, project coordinator; Jaime Gumbrecht, intern; Ellen Harris, freelance copyeditor; Edward Hatfield, staff writer for the Civil Rights Digital Library Initiative; Frances Rebecca Helm, intern; Kate Howard, assistant media editor; Elisabeth Hughes, assistant editor; Tracy Hull, fact checker; Jessie Hunnicutt, freelance proofreader; Anne Hurst, fact checker; Noah G. Johnson, editorial assistant; Brett Kersey, fact checker; Liz Kinnamon, University of Georgia Press production intern; Elyse Klova, intern; Mary Koon, editorial assistant; Catherine B. Krusberg, freelance proofreader; Kat Leache, fact checker; Barb Mann, fact checker; Sheila McAlister, metadata librarian, Digital Library of Georgia; Molly McCommons, intern; Sandra McGill, intern; Erin Randall McLeod, electronic editor; Melinda S. Mullikin, media editor; Amanda Nash, fact checker; Alex Osiadacz, intern; Morganne Patterson, intern; John Prechtel, statistical researcher; Jason Puckett, fact checker; Angie Rosete, intern; Corina Sanchez, intern; Darby Sanders, media editor; Jennifer Southall, freelance copyeditor; Ngaire Smith, fact checker; Deborah Stanley, fact checker; Molly Thompson, freelance copyeditor; Beth Thornton, fact checker; Ashli Totty, freelance copyeditor; Diane Trap, fact checker; Bob Trotter, GALILEO technical support; Elizabete Vasconcelos, editorial assistant; Elizabeth White, fact checker; Billy Williamson, programmer; Mindy Wilson, freelance copyeditor

Section Editors & Editorial Advisors for the First NGE Edition

Andy Ambrose, Cities & Towns: Atlanta; Ed Bean, Business, Industry & Labor; Matthew Bernstein, Media; Charles S. Bullock III, Politics; Robbie Burns, Sports & Recreation; John A. Burrison, Folklife; Ginger Carter, Media; Edward J. Cashin, Colonial & Revolutionary History; Thomas G. Dyer, Education; William Frazier, Physical Sciences; Frank G. Golley, Geography & Environment; Steve Gurr, Cities & Towns; Susan C. Henry, Military; Charles M. Hudson Jr., Archaeology & Early History; John Inscoe, Nineteenth-Century History; Edwin L. Jackson, Counties; Joseph Johnson, Music; Barry W. Jones, Agriculture; Joseph Jordan, Cities & Towns: Atlanta; Gregory Lisby, Media; Elizabeth A. Lyon, Architecture & Historic Preservation; David V. Martin, Business, Industry & Labor; Lee Orr, Music; David B. Parker, Twentieth-Century History; Craig S. Pascoe, Twentieth-Century History; Randall L. Patton, Twentieth-Century History; Patricia Phagan, Visual Arts; Carol Pierannunzi, Government & Politics; Ann W. Pullen, Twentieth-Century History; Hugh Ruppersburg, Literature; Carole Rutland, Physical Sciences; Thomas Scott, Twentieth-Century History; Lester D. Stephens, Science & Medicine; John D. Toon, Transportation; Dana White, Media; Gayle White, Religion; Mark Williams, Archaeology & Early History; Gwen Y. Wood, Government & Law; Sylvia Wrobel, Biological Sciences & Medicine

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