William Booth (Editor) is an historian of Latin America, focusing on Mexico and the left. He is
currently teaching at the London School of Economics. He is working on studies of
Langston Hughes’ time in Mexico and of the Mexican Marxist left’s view of fascism
during the early Cold War. He intends to write a brief history of the Latin American
left between 1945 and 1959.
Hilary Francis (Editor) is a Fellow at the Institute of Latin American Studies, School of Advanced
Study, University of London. She is an historian of Nicaragua and US–Nicaraguan relations.
Her current research project, funded by the British Academy and the Eccles Centre
at the British Library, explores US officials’ promotion of pesticide use in Nicaragua
between 1945 and 1980.
Nicholas Grant (Editor) is a Lecturer in American History at the University of East Anglia. His
research engages with the fields of African American, diaspora and black international
history. His first monograph,
‘We Shall Win Our Freedoms Together’: African Americans and Apartheid, 1945–1960, is forthcoming from the University of North Carolina Press.
Mark Seddon (Reviews Editor) completed his PhD in history at the University of Sheffield in 2014
and the resulting thesis was awarded the 2015 Betty M. Unterberger Dissertation Prize
by the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations. His work offers a synthesis
of economic and diplomatic history by emphasizing the effects of global capitalism
and the agency of private enterprise within international relations.