is Professor of History at Yeshiva University emeritus. Widely recognized as a leading expert on McCarthyism, she has published many books and articles on the subject, including Many Are the Crimes: McCarthyism in America
and No Ivory Tower: McCarthyism and the Universities
.Schrecker also studies academic freedom. Her most recent book is The Lost Soul of Higher Education: Corporatization, the Assault on Academic Freedom, and the End of the University
. She is currently writing about professors and politics in the 1960s and early 1970s.
Phillip Deery is Professor of History and Director of Research at Victoria University, Melbourne. He has authored more than 100 scholarly publications in the fields of Cold War studies, labor movement history, and intelligence and security studies. His most recent books are Fighting Against War: Peace Activism in the Twentieth Century and Red Apple: Communism and McCarthyism in Cold War New York.