Editorial Advisory Policy

All contributors to NorthCarolinahistory.org are expected to submit original and factual work and follow the History Project’s editorial process, which ensures factual accuracy, correct grammar, and appropriate style usage. All online content is revised when necessary.

Suggested encyclopedia topics are always welcomed. Anyone with an entry suggestion is asked to fill out the Contact Us form and provide a list of sources and a statement of the topic’s importance.

Academic and public historians from all historical specialties and perspectives contribute to NorthCarolinahistory.org. Interested contributors should contact Editor Troy Kickler.

Editorial Advisory Board

The following historians and specialists offer their expertise to help make NorthCarolinahistory.org an authoritative source of North Carolina history.

Jeff Broadwater, Ph.D.,
Associate Professor of History,
Barton College.

His books include Eisenhower and the Anti-Communist Crusade, Adlai Stevenson and American Politics: The Odyssey of a Cold War Liberal, and George Mason, Forgotten Founder (UNC Press, 2006).  Before teaching at Barton College, Dr. Broadwater was Director of the John C. Stennis Oral History Project at Mississippi State University.

Richard Gamble, Ph.D.,
Margaret Ross Alexander Professor of History,
Hillsdale College.

Professor Gamble recently published The War for Righteousness: Progressive Christianity, the Great War, and the Rise of the Messianic Nation (ISI Books, 2003). His essays and reviews have appeared in The Journal of Southern History, The Intercollegiate Review, Chronicles, The Freeman (now Ideas on Liberty), The Independent Review, and Humanitas, for which he also serves on the editorial board.

Larry Odzak, Ph.D.,
Archivist-Historian, State Archives, North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources
and Visiting Scholar at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Before working for the State Archive, Dr. Odzak taught at various post-secondary institutions, including the University of North Florida. His publications include “Demetrios Is Now Jimmy”: Greek Immigrants in the Southern United States, 1895-1965 (Monograph Publishers, 2006).