Contributors Contributors O.J. Early is a historian and former journalist. O.J. has a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication and a Master’s Degree in History, both from East Tennessee State University. He teaches history courses at Walters State Community College. Joshua Ward Jeffery is an historian, theologian, and educator. Josh holds an MTS in Religious Studies (American Religious History and Political Theology) from Vanderbilt University, and an MA in History (United States and Gilded Age and Progressive Era) from the University of Tennessee. Josh currently teaches AP United States History and AP United States Government and Politics at an independent school in the Southwestern United States. Josh’s research focuses upon the First World War.