Jessica Young is currently an Assistant Professor of Global English at New College of Florida.
- Hapsatou Wane is an Assistant Professor at Georgia Southern University-Armstrong Campus in the Department of Literature.
- Priscilla Charrat Nelson is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor of French and Arabic at Bradley University.
- Dmitry Tartakovsky completed his PhD in history in 2009. After working as Attaché/Vice Consul for the State Department, Balkans analyst for Army Special Forces, and the UIUC Library’s Slavic Reference Service, he is currently Managing Editor for the Slavic Review.
- Andrew Demshuk's research focuses on post-1945 German and Polish history.
- Jovana Babovic is an affiliated scholar at the Institute of Advanced Study at the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities. She holds a PhD from the Department of History at Illinois, with expertise in East European, Russia, and comparative urban history.