David Brandon Dennis joined the editorial board of the New England Journal of History in early 2014. He has served as Associate Professor of History and Program Coordinator for Humanities at Dean College in Franklin, Massachusetts since earning his Ph.D. at The Ohio State University in 2011. He is the recipient of numerous research grants and fellowships from nationally and internationally recognized institutions, including the Fulbright Commission, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), the German Historical Institute, and the Mershon Center for International Security Studies. His research reassesses Modern German history in light of rising global interconnections since the mid-nineteenth century. Other historical fields of interest include maritime studies, gender, and Latin America. At present he is completing a social and cultural history of German seafaring in the age of empire tentatively entitled, Empire’s Prodigal Sons: Maritime Manhood, Citizenship, and Globalization in Wilhelmine Germany.