YONATAN EYAL, PhD ’05, history, is a historian and educator who has taught at Harvard, the University of Cincinnati, the University of Toronto, and Xavier University. He attended college at Stanford University before entering graduate school at Harvard. He most recently served as a graduate-education leader at the University of Cincinnati, where he helped administer a graduate school of 11,000 students and also taught history. His academic specialty is in 19th-century US political and intellectual history, especially Jacksonian America and the coming of the Civil War. He is the author of The Young America Movement and the Transformation of the Democratic Party, 1828–1861 and has written a range scholarly articles, reviews, and reference entries. He has held fellowships from the US Department of Education, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, and the Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History at Harvard. In 2009, he received a Teaching Excellence Award from the University of Toronto Students’ Union.