Secession Era Editorials Project

Furman University Department of History


Project Contributors:

T. Lloyd Benson

Walter K. Mattison Professor of History and project director.

Benjamin Barnhill

Ben Barnhill graduated from Furman in 1998. He completed the University of South Carolina Law School in 2001 and New York University Law School in 2002 with a Masters of Laws in taxation. He currently practices in the fields of tax and corporate law at Nelson, Mullins, Riley & Scarborough, LLP in Greenville, South Carolina. He continues to be interested in history, reading and traveling extensively. Among books he has read recently he especially liked Thomas Keneally's American Scoundrel: The Life of the Notorious Civil War General Dan Sickles, and Jeff Shaara's Gods and Generals.

Jeffrey C. Bollerman

Furman Advantage Research Associate (1996). Jeff graduated from Furman in 1997 and from the University of Virginia School of Law in 2002. He also holds an M.A. in History from Virginia, which focused on the political history of the Gilded Age. Fittingly, Jeff spent two years prior to law school policing would-be robber barons at the United States Department of Justice, Antitrust Division. Jeff practices corporate law in New York City with Ropes & Gray LLP.

Sally Ryan Burgess

Furman Advantage Research Associate (1997). [revise] Ryan received her Masters degree in History from the University of Richmond in 2001? and is currently working as a teacher in the Henrico County? School system.

Beatrice G. Burton

Furman Advantage Research Associate (2003).

James B. Cash

Furman Advantage Research Associate (2003).

Nicole D. Pascoe

Furman Advantage Research Associate (1998). [revise] Nicole is currently completing her Masters degree in Education at Winthrop University.