John Moser is professor of history at Ashland University, where he teaches courses on modern European, American, and East Asian history. He did his undergraduate work at Ohio University, and has an MA and PhD in history from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He has published numerous works on subjects ranging from comic books to Japanese foreign policy. He is author of three books, the most recent of which is Right Turn: John T. Flynn and the Transformation of American Liberalism, which was published by New York University Press in 2005. His current work concerns the connection between the Great Depression and the outbreak of World War II.