James M. Lundberg

James Lundberg M. is an assistant professor of history at Lake Forest College.

Sept. 14 2012 4:04 AMNathaniel Hawthorne, Party HackWhy did the famous novelist agree to write a campaign biography for an infamously bad president?
June 7 2011 7:03 AMThanks a Lot, Ken BurnsBecause of you, my Civil War lecture is always packed—with students raised on your sentimental, romantic, deeply misleading portrait of the conflict.
May 25 2012 12:18 PMHappy 200th Birthday, War of 1812!A primer on America’s most bumbling, most confusing, and most forgotten conflict.
  Slate Plus
Dec. 18 2014 4:49 PM Slate’s Working Podcast: Episode 17 Transcript Read what David Plotz asked a middle school principal about his workday.
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Dec. 19 2014 12:36 PM Something to Sneeze At Natural remedies that claim to “boost your immune system” don’t work, and it’s a good thing they don’t.