Kenton Clymer grew up in Naperville, IL, graduated from Grinnell College, and completed his graduate studies at the University of Michigan where studied under Bradford Perkins. His has written seven books, most of which focus of American involvement in South and Southeast Asia. He has had the privilege of living and teaching in several Asian countries, including the Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, India, and, most recently, China, where he was a Distinguished Fulbright Lecturer. He was also a Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in 2011-12.
Mark Philip Bradley is the author of The World Reimagined: Americans and Human Rights in the Twentieth Century (Cambridge, 2016), Vietnam at War (Oxford, 2009), and Imagining Vietnam and America: The Making of Postcolonial Vietnam (UNC, 2000). He is the coeditor of Familiar Made Strange: American Icons and Artifacts after the Transnational Turn (Cornell, 2015), Making Sense of the Vietnam Wars (Oxford, 2008), and Truth Claims: Representation and Human Rights (Rutgers, 2001).
Sean Fear received his PhD in History from Cornell University in August 2016. His book manuscript, "Theatres of Diplomacy: Domestic Politics and Civil Society in US-South Vietnamese Relations, 1967-1971," examines the impact on US-Vietnamese relations of domestic politics in both South Vietnam and the United States. Sean has conducted research at archives in Vietnam and the United States. He also draws heavily on Vietnamese-language memoirs, blogs, and print media.