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Allison Ainsworth

Allison J. Ainsworth serves as the Chair of the Department of Communication, Media Studies, and Journalism at Gainesville State College, Gainesville, Georgia. She teaches Communication courses in the areas of Business and Professional, Interpersonal, Intercultural, as well as the basic course. Additionally, she teaches Environmental Communication as a member of the Teaching Faculty of the Institute for Environmental and Spatial Analysis where she combines geospatial analysis with her research projects. She is actively involved with the National Communication Association and serves as the 2010-2011 Chair of the Community College Section and Past-Faculty Delegate to Sigma Chi Eta, one of the honoraries sponsored by NCA. She received her bachelor’s degree in English Education and her master’s degree in Speech Communication & Theatre from the University of Louisiana at Monroe. In Fall 2010, she successful defended her dissertation titled "The Communication Process: Impact of Ethnocentrism and Communication Apprehension on Foreign Language Student Competence,” and will be awarded her doctorate in Higher Education Administrative Leadership from Argosy University in Spring 2011.


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Alicia Alexander

Dr. Alicia Alexander is the Associate Professor, TA Coordinator, and Basic Course Director at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Dr. Alexander received her doctorate in interpersonal communication from the University of Texas at Austin. She enjoys teaching courses in family communication, interpersonal communication, public speaking, and communication education. In 2009 she was the recipient of the Teaching Distinction Award, a university-wide teaching award at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.

Dr. Alexander's research interests focus primarily on interpersonal communication among family members and between romantic partners. She is particularly concerned with understanding how people overcome adversity in their relationships through talk and various forms of relationship repair. Her research also focuses on the way people talk about and express their emotions in close relationships. Her latest research centers on communication education and interpersonal communication issues in the classroom. Dr. Alexander has received five "Top Paper" awards at the National Communication and International Communication Association annual conferences for her scholarly work in interpersonal communication. Her research has been published in journals such as Communication Monographs, Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, Communication Research, Communication Research Reports, and Communication Teacher.


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Allison Joy Bailey

Allison Joy Bailey serves as the Chair of the Department of Communication, Media Studies, and Journalism at Gainesville State College, Gainesville, Georgia. She teaches Communication courses in the areas of Business and Professional, Interpersonal, Intercultural, as well as the basic course. Additionally, she teaches Environmental Communication as a member of the Teaching Faculty of the Institute for Environmental and Spatial Analysis where she combines geospatial analysis with her research projects. She is actively involved with the National Communication Association and serves as the 2010-2011 Chair of the Community College Section and Past-Faculty Delegate to Sigma Chi Eta, one of the honoraries sponsored by NCA. She received her bachelor’s degree in English Education and her master’s degree in Speech Communication & Theatre from the University of Louisiana at Monroe. In Fall 2010, she successful defended her dissertation titled "The Communication Process: Impact of Ethnocentrism and Communication Apprehension on Foreign Language Student Competence,” and will be awarded her doctorate in Higher Education Administrative Leadership from Argosy University in Spring 2011.


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Bedford/St.Martin's

Ryan M. Moeller earned his PhD from the University of Arizona, where he studied the cultural and pedagogical import of video and computer games with Ken McAllister, a leader in this groundbreaking new field. He is principal investigator for the Learning Games Initiative (LGI), an interdisciplinary and inter-institutional consortium made up of scholars and researchers studying computer games and gaming culture. As Assistant Professor of rhetoric and technology in the English department at Utah State University he employs a teaching philosophy that emphasizes play, through games or writing, as critical to the social process of learning.


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Stephen A. Bernhardt

Stephen A. Bernhardt is Professor of English and the Andrew B. Kirkpatrick Chair in Writing at the University of Delaware, where he teaches composition, grammar, and technical writing. His professional interests include computers in composition/distance education, writing across the curriculum, professional and technical communication, and visual rhetoric. He has also taught at New Mexico State University and at Southern Illinois University. The author of many journal articles and technical reports, Bernhardt is also the author of Writing at Work (1997) and coeditor of Expanding Literacies: English Teaching and the New Workplace (1998). Bernhardt designed the research plan and reworked content for Writer's Help.


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Patricia Bizzell

Patricia Bizzell (PhD, Rutgers University) is Reverend John E. Brooks, S. J. Professor of Humanities at the College of the Holy Cross. With Bruce Herzberg she has published Negotiating Difference (Bedford/St. Martin's, 1996), and with Bruce Herzberg and Nedra Reynolds, The Bedford Bibliography for Teachers of Writing, Fifth Edition (Bedford/St. Martin's, 2000).


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Brian S. Brooks

Brian S. Brooks is associate dean for undergraduate studies and administration at the University of Missouri School of Journalism. In addition to coauthoring News Reporting and Writing for Bedford/St. Martin’s, he is coauthor of Telling the Story, Third Edition (2007), Working with Words, Sixth Edition (2006), and The Art of Editing (2009).


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Richard Campbell

Richard Campbell,Chair of the Department of Media, Journalism and Film at Miami University, is the author of “60 Minutes” and the News: A Mythology for Middle America (1991) and coauthor of Cracked Coverage: Television News, the Anti-Cocaine Crusade, and the Reagan Legacy (1994). Campbell has written for numerous publications, including Columbia Journalism Review, Journal of Communication, and Media Studies Journal, and he is on the editorial boards of Critical Studies in Mass Communication and Television Quarterly. He also serves on the board of directors for Cincinnati Public Radio. He holds a Ph.D. from Northwestern University and has also taught at the University of Wisconsin—Milwaukee, Mount Mary College, the University of Michigan, and Middle Tennessee State University..


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Timothy Corrigan

Timothy Corrigan is a professor of English and Cinema Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. His work in Cinema Studies has focused on modern American and contemporary international cinema. He received a B.A. from the University of Notre Dame and completed graduate work at the University of Leeds, Emory University, and the University of Paris III. His other books include New German Film: The Displaced Image (Indiana UP); The Films of Werner Herzog: Between Mirage and History (Routledge); Writing about Film (Longman/Pearson); A Cinema without Walls: Movies and Culture after Vietnam (Routledge/Rutgers UP); Film and Literature: An Introduction and Reader (Routledge); Critical Visions in Film Theory (Bedford/St. Martin’s), also with Patricia White; American Cinema of the 2000s (Rutgers UP), and The Essay Film: From Montaigne, After Marker (Oxford UP), winner of the 2012 Katherine Singer Kovács Award for the outstanding book in film and media studies. He has published essays in Film Quarterly, Discourse, and Cinema Journal, among other collections, and is also an editor of the journal Adaptation and a former editorial board member of Cinema Journal. In 2014, he received the Society for Cinema and Media Studies Award for Outstanding Pedagogical Achievement.


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Robbin Crabtree

Robbin Crabtree received her M.A. and Ph.D. in speech communication from the University of Minnesota. She is Professor of Communication at Fairfield University in Connecticut, where she serves as Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences. She has also served on the faculties of DePauw University, New Mexico State University, the Universidade de Santa Catarina, Brazil, and St. Louis University in Madrid, Spain. Dr. Crabtree teaches courses in international, intercultural, and development communication, and has been teaching public speaking since 1984. She has conducted research in Nicaragua, El Salvador, Cuba, India, Kenya, Brazil, Spain, and along the U.S.-Mexico border, with a particular interest in participatory and action research methods. Her work has been published in several national and international journals.


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