Carl Robert Keyes is an associate professor of history and director of the Women’s Studies Program at Assumption College in Worcester, Massachusetts. He is in the process of revising Advertising in Early America: Marketing Media and Messages in the Eighteenth Century. His most recent articles and chapters include “History Prints, Newspaper Advertisements, and Cultivating Citizen Consumers” in American Periodicals and “A Revolution in Advertising: ‘Buy American’ Campaigns in the Late Eighteenth Century” in We Are What We Sell, a three-volume anthology of advertising history. He has received research fellowships from the McNeil Center for Early American Studies, the Program in Early American Economy and Society at the Library Company of Philadelphia, and the Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library. In 2015 he was elected to membership of the American Antiquarian Society, and in January 2016 he launched the Adverts 250 Project, a daily research blog examining an advertisement published in an American newspaper 250 years ago that day.