Bernard Bailyn was Adams University Professor, Emeritus, and James Duncan Phillips Professor of Early American History, Emeritus, at Harvard University.
Donald Fleming was Jonathan Trumbull Professor of American History at Harvard University.
Oscar Handlin, a Pulitzer Prize–winning historian, was Carl M. Loeb University Professor, Emeritus, at Harvard University. He was the editor of This Was America.
Stephan Thernstrom is Professor of History, Harvard University, and Director of the Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History.