Elizabeth Cobbs is Melbern G. Glasscock Chair in American History at Texas A&M University and a Research Fellow at Stanford’s Hoover Institution. She is the author of "The Hello Girls" and the new novel "The Hamilton Affair." An award-winning historian and novelist, Cobbs, brings unique and unexpected perspectives to our understanding of the past and present. Building upon remarkable life experiences and original research, she writes fiction and non-fiction that is both witty and scholarly. Her path-breaking books reveal a world that is as intriguing and surprising as it is real.