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Everett Abeles is a sophomore at Rice University studying Mechanical Engineering and working as the Assistant to the Editor at Invention and Technology for the summer of 2023.

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Sylvia Acevedo, the CEO of Girl Scouts of the USA, is an award-winning entrepreneur who has earned worldwide recognition for her work in addressing one of society’s most vexing challenges – universal access to education.

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KEN ALDER is associate professor of history at Northwestern University. More >>

Oliver E. Allen is a freelance writer living in New York City. More >>

Frederick E. Allen is the Leadership Editor of He was the Editor of Invention & Technology from 1984 to 2007 and a long-time editor of American Heritage Magazine. More >>

Patrick Allitt is a professor of history at Emory University. More >>

Diana Altman’s book Hollywood East: Louis B. Mayer and the Origins of the Studio System was published last fall by Birch Lane Press. More >>

Miriam Andrews is a writer and editor who lives in Venice, Florida. More >>

Peter Andrews, a contributing editor of American Heritage , is writing a biography of Gen. William T. Sherman. More >>

Roger Archibald, who served with the Navy in Vietnam, writes often on maritime subjects. More >>

Gary Arlen is President of Arlen Communications Inc., a Bethesda, Maryland, research and consulting firm known for its insights into the converging and sometimes conflicting worlds of media, telecommunications, technology and interactive content. More >>

NICK ARVIN is an engineer and the author of In the Electric Eden: Stories (Penguin, 2003). More >>

DEIRDRE BARRETT is an assistant professor of psychology at Harvard Medical School and editor in chief of the journal Dreaming. The Committee of Sleep was published this year by Crown. More >>

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LINDA BARTH is a freelance writer living in Brooklyn. More >>

Davis L. Baughman received his private pilot’s license as a teenager and began working at Fairchild Aircraft during World War II. More >>

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Denton Beal is a retired university teacher, administrator, and editor in Merritt Island, Florida. More >>

Jonathan D. Beard is a freelance writer living in New York City More >>

Joyce E. Bedi is the historian at the Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation at the National Museum of American History. 

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—Don Bedwell wrote about the SST program in our Winter 2006 issue . More >>

Michael Belfiore is the author of the upcoming The Department of Mad Scientists: How DARPA is Remaking Our World, from the Internet to Artificial Limbs, by Har More >>

Jim Bell is an Associate Professor in the Cornell University Astronomy Department’s Center for Radiophysics and Space Research.

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BERYL LIEFF BENDERLY is a freelance writer in Washington, D.C. More >>

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Stanley Goldberg is a historian of science who has taught at Antioch and Hampshire colleges. He is currently at work on a biography of Leslie R. Groves. More >>

Molly W. Berger is a Ph.D. candidate at Case Western Reserve University. More >>

NORMAN BERLINGER is a physician and writer in Minnetonka, Minnesota. More >>

NORMAN T. BERLINGER is a physician and writer in Minnetonka, Minnesota. More >>

MARK BERNSTEIN is the author of Grand Eccentrics: Turning the Century-Dayton and the Inventing of America (1996). More >>

James R. Blackaby is curator of the Mercer Museum, in Doylestown, Pennsylvania. More >>

Christopher Bonanos is a senior editor at New York magazine, where he manages much of the magazine's culture coverage, especially theater. More >>

Hal Bowser interviewed Arthur M. Squires in the Summer 1987 issue of this magazine. More >>

Michael J. Boyle is Associate Professor of Political Science at Rutgers Camden and a Senior Fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI) in Philadelphia. More >>

DENNIS BRACK has photographed major news stories in Washington, B.C., as a photographer for Black Star, the photo agency, for more than 25 years. More >>

Hans-Joachim Braun is a professor of modern social, economic, and technical history at the Universität der Bundeswehr in Hamburg, Germany.

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BROOKS T. BRIERLEY’s most recent book, Magic Motors 1930 , describes the competition among American classic carmakers in the 1930s. More >>

Richard Brodsky is a medical librarian and collector of telephone memorabilia in Pittsburgh. More >>

Joan Lisa Bromberg is a visiting professor in the history and philosophy of science program at the University of California, Davis. More >>

Gary R. Brown is a lawyer and amateur magician. He lives in Valley Stream, New York. More >>

Travis Brown, a former examiner with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, is the author of Historical First Patents (Scarecrow Press, 1994). More >>

Carrie Brown is a cultural historian who specializes in exploring the human story behind historic events, artistic creation, and technological change. More >>

Chase Brush is a former assistant editor for Invention & Technology, serving from 2020-2021 as part of a yearlong fellowship with the Poynter Institute. 

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Ronald Buckler is an engineer, teacher, and freelance writer in Bethel, Ohio. More >>

STEPHEN BUDIANSKY’S newest book, Air Power: From Kitty Hawk to Gulf War II , will be published by Viking in April. More >>

Daniel P. Burbank is a Senior Engineer with Seagate Technology, a maker of computer disk drives, who holds numerous patents related to chips. He lives in Minneapolis and holds a Master of Science (MS) from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. More >>

Dr. Mark Callaghan is an Art Historian, Lecturer, and Resident Historian for Viking Cruises. He specializes in the memorialisation of conflict and trauma, and his monograph, Empathetic Memorials, is published by Palgrave Macmillan. More >>

VIRGINIA CAMPBELL is a freelance writer in Los Angeles. She wrote “How RAND Invented the Postwar World” in our Summer 2004 issue. More >>

DANIEL E. CAPANO is an independent consultant living in Stamford, Connecticut. He writes frequently on engineering historu. More >>

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