Stephen Macekura is Assistant Professor of International Studies in the School of Global and International Studies at Indiana University. Stephen received his Ph.D. in History from the University of Virginia in 2013. He has held post-doctoral fellowships at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture at the University of Virginia and the Dickey Center for International Understanding at Dartmouth of College. His first book, Of Limits and Growth: The Rise of Global Sustainable Development in the Twentieth Century, was published by Cambridge University Press in 2015.
Dr. Julia Irwin earned her Ph.D. in History from Yale University and is currently an Associate Professor of History at the University of South Florida. An award-winning author, she has published widely on the place of humanitarian aid in 20th century U.S. foreign relations. Her book, Making the World Safe: The American Red Cross and a Nation’s Humanitarian Awakening, is a history of U.S. international relief efforts during the First World War era. She is now writing a second book, Catastrophic Diplomacy: A History of U.S.