Siva Vaidhyanathan, author of Antisocial Media: How Facebook Disconnects Us and Undermines Democracy, is the Robertson Professor of Media Studies and director of the Center for Media and Citizenship at UVA. He has contributed to The Nation, Slate, The Washington Post, The New York Times Book Review.
Rick Van Noy is the author of Sudden Spring: Stories of Adaptation in a Climate-Changed South and A Natural Sense of Wonder, which won the Reed Award for Outstanding Writing on the Southern Environment. He is a professor of English at Radford University.
Elizabeth R. Varon, author of Armies of Deliverance, is Langbourne M. Williams Professor of American History at UVA and associate director of the John L. Nau III Center for Civil War History. Her books of history and biography have received numerous awards.