About Crossroads

Crossroads offers readers a discussion of various topics, most related to history, historians, and the academic life, although here and there other subjects may be included.

Brooks D. Simpson is a historian and writer who teaches at Arizona State University.  He has been known to write about nineteenth century American history, although he’s also written on other topics, from George Washington’s Supreme Court appointments to Derek Jeter.   You may contact him at cwcrossroads@yahoo.com.

The opinions expressed herein are those of the author alone and are not those of Arizona State University, for those of you who might be confused.  Nor are they endorsed by ASU.