Peter N. Carroll, historian and poet, is the author and editor of 19 books, including The Odyssey of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade: Americans in the Spanish Civil War, The Good Fight Continues: World War II Letters from the Abraham Lincoln Brigade (with Michael Nash and Melvin Small), and War is Beautiful: An American Ambulance Driver in the Spanish Civil War by James Neugass (with Peter Glazer). He is Chair Emeritus of the Board of Governors of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives (ALBA) and teaches history at Stanford University. His previous book, A Child Turns Back to Wave: Poetry of Lost Places, was awarded the Prize Americana in 2012.
Fraser Ottanelli is Professor and Chair of the Department of History at the University of South Florida in Tampa. His areas of specialization are ethnic and labor history, comparative migration, and U.S. history in a global age. On these topics he has authored two books and numerous articles and essays. Currently he serves on the Executive Committee of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives (ALBA) and is on the research team of the Asaba Memorial Projectan effort to document and memorialize a mass killing of civilians that took place in 1967, during the Nigerian Civil War.