Edward Salo is an associate professor of history and the associate director of the Heritage Studies PhD program at Arkansas State University. He received his PhD in public history and MA in history from Middle Tennessee State University and a BS from East Tennessee State University. He was also a member of the first Normandy Scholars program at the University of Tennessee.

Dr. Salo is one of the hosts of the “Sea Control Podcast” from the Center for International Maritime Security (CIMSEC); serves on the editorial board of the Journal of American Military Past and Indo-Pacific Perspectives; is a LtCol Kevin Shea Senior Research Fellow for Key Terrain Cyber; is a member of New America’s Nuclear Security Futures Group; and is a member of the advisory board for the National Cold War Center. Additionally, his work has been published in the Journal of American Military Past, 1945, Inkstick, National Interest, and Eunomia Journal: The Journal of the US Army Civil Affairs Association