Editorial Board


Senior Editor: Bradley Camp Davis 


Bradley Camp Davis is an Assistant Professor of History and Coordinator of the Asian Studies Minor at Eastern Connecticut State University. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Washington in 2008. Dr. Davis’s book, Imperial Bandits: Outlaws and Rebels in the China-Vietnam Borderlands, was published in 2017 by the University of Washington Press. His articles and translations of Chinese, Vietnamese, French, and Yao materials have appeared in the Journal of Vietnamese StudiesThe Asia-Pacific Journal of AnthropologyCross-Currents: East Asia Culture and History Review, and publications by French and Vietnamese academic presses. He is currently writing a manuscript on the relationship between Asian ethnographic traditions and European anthropological science in the global nineteenth century.


Editorial Board

Anna Jaroszyńska-Kirchmann is Distinguished Professor of US History and Department Chair at Eastern Connecticut State University. She earned her PhD from the University of Minnesota in 1997 and writes on on the history of Polish American community in Connecticut, issues of interethnic relations, and memory and commemoration. She is Editor-in-Chief of Polish American Studies, and her recent publications include The Polish Hearst: Ameryka-Echo and the Public Role of the Immigrant Press (Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 2015), The Exile Mission: The Polish Political Diaspora and Polish Americans, 1939-1956 (Athens, OH: Ohio University Press, 2004), and an edited volume entitled Letters from Readers in Polish American Press, 1902-1969: A Corner for Everybody (Lanham, MA: Lexington Books, 2014).




Jamel Ostwald is Associate Professor of History at Eastern Connecticut State University. Specializing in Early Modern Europe, he completed his Ph.D. in History at the Ohio State University in 2002. His first book, Vauban Under Siege: Engineering Efficiency and Martial Vigor in the War of Spanish Succession, was published by Brill in 2007 and won the 2009 Society of Military History’s Distinguished Book Award in Non-American History.  Dr. Ostwald’s current research focuses on early modern European military culture.




Thomas Balcerski is an Assistant Professor of History at Eastern Connecticut State University focusing on the Early Republic and Antebellum periods. He earned his Ph.D. from Cornell University in 2014. His research interests include politics and gender, especially the concepts of manhood and friendship, in the antebellum period. He has published articles and reviews in numerous journals, including the Journal of American History, the Journal of the Civil War Era, the Journal of the History of Sexuality, and Pennsylvania History, by which journal his article, “Under These Classic Shades Together’: Intimate Male Friendships at the Antebellum College of New Jersey,” was recognized with the Robert G. Crist prize for best publication by a graduate student.