Clarence L. Mohr taught history at Tulane University for 17 years and since 1998 has been professor and chair in the Department of History at the University of South Alabama in Mobile. He is the author of On the Threshold of Freedom: Masters and Slaves in Civil War Georgia (University of Georgia Press, 1986) and numerous other scholarly works.

Joseph E. Gordon is dean emeritus of Tulane College at Tulane University, where he served in academic administration from 1954 to 1996.

  • Clarence L. Mohr and Joseph E. Gordon, Tulane: The Emergence of a Modern University, 1945-1980, Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge, 2001, 544 pp..