Julian C. Chambliss is Associate Professor of history at Rollins College in Winter Park, FL. His research examines urban policy, race, and culture in U.S. cities. Dr. Chambliss teaches urban, planning, race and ethnicity, and pop culture history courses. In addition to traditional pedagogy Dr. Chambliss has directed several service learning projects to explore municipal development, housing, pop culture, and race. His recent research publications have appeared in Studies in American Culture, Georgia Historical Quarterly, Journal of Urban History, Florida Historical Quarterly, and Ohio Valley History. He is a co-recipient of a Florida Humanities Council grant for Placing Memory, Exploring Context: Winter Park’s Colony Theatre a multidisciplinary exploration of urban development in Winter Park, FL. His current manuscript projects include Ages of Heroes, Eras of Men, an edited volume exploring superhero comics in the United States, A New Civic Ideal, a single-author monograph examining civic organizations and city planning in Atlanta and Florida and the Popular Mind, a critical anthology investigating the real and imagined impact of Florida in the U.S. experience. Dr. Chambliss is a past-president of the Florida Conference of Historians (FCH), current coordinator of the FCH’s Media Arts and Culture Special Interest Section, board member of the Society for City and Regional Planning History (SACRPH) and Co-Chair of the Urban Network for the Social Science History Association (SSHA).