Averill Earls, PhD

Executive Producer

Assistant Professor of History at Mercyhurst University. Layout Editor at Nursing Clio. Writes about sex, gender, and policing in modern Ireland. "Solicitor Brown and His Boy" (2020) in Historical Reflections. Will tell you about maple creemees, just ask.

Sarah Handley-Cousins, PhD


Clinical Assistant Professor of History for the University at Buffalo and Associate Director of UB Center for Disability Studies. Author of Bodies in Blue: Disability in the Civil War North. Editor at Nursing Clio. Has participated in Civil War reenactments, and still has the petticoats to prove it.

Marissa Rhodes, PhD


ACLS Fellow at Arizona State University, project lead of Journal of the Plague Year and independent information professional. Studies lactating women for hire in the Atlantic world during the Revolutionary era. Has won lots of really cool grants and fellowships, 2015 article on wet-nursing ads in the Journal of Family History. Unhealthy obsession with true crime podcasts.

Elizabeth Garner Masarik, PhD


Assistant Professor of History at SUNY Brockport. Writes about Progressive Era women and the formation of the welfare state in the US. 2019 article in the Southwestern Historical Quarterly. Texas native who married her tattoo artist (not just for the free tattoos).