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Elizabeth Davis

Elizabeth Davis is the Coordinator of the interdisciplinary Writing Certificate Program at the University of Georgia, where she is a faculty member in the Department of English. She teaches a variety of advanced writing courses and also facilitates the faculty Writing Fellows program. Her research focuses on writing and technology and she has written and presented on a variety of topics including the technological infrastructures for writing programs, and the rhetoric of Tumblr. As part of a Cohort VI member team of the Inter/National Coalition for Electronic Portfolio Research she and her colleagues at UGA are investigating assessment methods and material practices in e-portfolio pedagogy. She is co-author (with Nedra Reynolds) of Portfolio Keeping: A Guide for Students, Third Edition.


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Thomas Deans

Thomas Deans teaches at the University Connecticut, where he also directs the writing center and the writing across the disciplines program. His teaching and research interests include composition theory, service-learning, rhetoric, writing across the curriculum, prose style, writing in workplace and civic settings, pragmatist philosophy, Shakespeare, and the relationship between literature and composition. He is the author of Writing Partnerships: Service-Learning in Composition and Writing and Community Action.


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Allison DeBoer Criswell

Allison DeBoer Criswell teaches composition, American literature, women’s literature, and philosophy at Grays Harbor College. She earned her B.A. from Western Washington University and her M.A. from The University of British Columbia. In 2010, students at GHC awarded her Faculty of the Year. She lives in Aberdeen, Washington, with her husband and son.


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Joanne Diaz

Joanne Diaz (Joanne-Diaz.com) is a poet and Assistant Professor of English at Illinois Wesleyan University where she teaches literature and creative writing. She received her MFA from New York University, where she was a New York Times fellow; and her Ph.D. in English literature from Northwestern University. Diaz's poems have appeared or are forthcoming in 32 Poems, AGNI, The American Poetry Review, DIAGRAM, The Missouri Review, Prairie Schooner, Quarterly West, The Southern Review, and Third Coast. She is the recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Illinois Arts Council, and the Bread Loaf Writers Conference. Her book, The Lessons, won the Gerald Cable first book award from Silverfish Review Press and was published in spring 2011. Diaz writes for Bedford's LitBits, where she blogs about teaching poetry.


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Bernard F. Dick

Bernard F. Dick is Professor of Communication and English and Co-Director of the School of Art and Media Studies at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Teaneck, New Jersey, campus. He is the author of a number of books on film including The Star-Spangled Screen: The American World War II Film; Engulfed: The Death of Paramount Pictures and the Birth of Corporate Hollywood; Hal Wallis: Producer to the Stars; Forever Mame: Rosalind Russell; and She Walked in Beauty: Claudette Colbert.  He has just completed a biography of Loretta Young, Hollywood Madonna.


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Jay T. Dolmage

Jay Dolmage is an assistant professor of English at the University of Waterloo. He is the author of Instructor's Manual for How to Write Anything and the coauthor of How to Write Anything: A Guide and Reference with Readings (with John J. Ruszkiewicz) and Disability and the Teaching of Writing (with Cynthia Lewiecki-Wilson and Brenda Jo Brueggemann). He is the coeditor, with Nedra Reynolds, of the new Bedford Bibliography for Teachers of Writing.  He teaches graduate classes in rhetoric and composition pedagogy and has published widely on rhetorical theory and accessible teaching. To hear Jay talk about the readings in How to Write Anything, watch the Bedford/St. Martin’s “Author Talk” video.


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Douglas Downs

Doug Downs is an associate professor of rhetoric and composition in the Department of English at Montana State University.  His research interests center on research-writing pedagogy both in first-year composition and across the undergraduate curriculum.  He continues to work extensively with Elizabeth Wardle on writing-about-writing pedagogies and is currently studying problems of researcher authority in undergraduate research in the humanities.


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Arthur Conan Doyle

Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) studied medicine at Edinburgh University, but ultimately gave up medicine to pursue a career in writing both fiction and non-fiction.  His iconic sleuths, Holmes and Watson, have entertained generations of readers.


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