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April Lidinsky

April Lidinsky (PhD, Literatures in English, Rutgers) is Associate Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies at Indiana University South Bend. She has published and delivered numerous conference papers on writing pedagogy, women's autobiography, and creative nonfiction, and has contributed to several textbooks on writing. She has served as acting director of the University Writing Program at Notre Dame and has won several awards for her teaching and research including the 2015 Indiana University South Bend Distinguished Teaching Award, the 2017 Indiana University South Bend Eldon F. Lundquist Award for excellence in teaching and scholarly achievement, and the All-Indiana University 2017 Frederic Bachman Lieber Memorial Award for Teaching Excellence.


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Bonnie Lisle

Bonnie Lisle teaches in the UCLA Writing Programs. With Gary Colombo and Sandra Mano, she is the author of Frame Work: Culture, Storytelling, and College Writing (Bedford/St. Martins, 1997).


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Tara Lockhart

Tara Lockhart is Associate Professor of English and Director of Composition at San Francisco State University. She teaches undergraduate writing and literature courses, as well as graduate courses in composition, literacy studies, and pedagogy. Her scholarship focuses on writing/learning transfer, graduate-level writing instruction, hybrid forms of the essay, and promoting writers’ rhetorical and stylistic awareness. Her published work has appeared in Enculturation and College English, among other places. Along with her co-researcher, Mary Soliday, she is the recipient of a 2013 CCCC Research Initiative Grant for her work on learning transfer. She is Senior Editor of the journal Literacy in Composition Studies.


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Samantha Looker-Koenigs

Samantha Looker-Koenigs is Associate Professor of English and Director of First-Year Writing at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. In addition to her language-themed first-year writing course, she regularly teaches undergraduate and graduate English courses on theories of rhetoric and writing. Her research--published most recently in Teaching English in the Two-Year College and in Bruce Horner, Brice Nordquist, and Susan Ryan's collection Economies of Writing: Revaluations in Rhetoric and Composition--explores the role of linguistic diversity in first-year writing pedagogy. She earned a B.A. in English linguistics from Arizona State University and an M.A. and Ph.D. in English with a specialization in writing studies from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.


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Elizabeth Losh

Elizabeth Losh is the director of the Culture, Art, and Technology program at the University of California, San Diego, where she teaches about graphic novels, media theory, digital writing, and professional communication. She is the author of Virtualpolitik: An Electronic History of Government Media-Making in a Time of War, Scandal, Disaster, Miscommunication, and Mistakes (MIT Press, 2009) and The War on Learning: Gaining Ground in the Digital University (MIT Press, 2014). For Bedford/St. Martin’s, she is the co-author, with Jonathan Alexander, Kevin Cannon, and Zander Cannon, of Understanding Rhetoric.


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Andrea A. Lunsford

Andrea Lunsford, Louise Hewlett Nixon Professor of English emerita and former Director of the Program in Writing and Rhetoric at Stanford University, joined the Stanford faculty in 2000. Prior to this appointment, Lunsford was Distinguished Professor of English at The Ohio State University (1986-2000). She has also been Associate Professor and Director of Writing at the University of British Columbia (1977-86). Currently a member of the faculty of the Bread Loaf School of English, Professor Lunsford earned her B.A. and M.A. degrees from the University of Florida and completed her Ph.D. in English at The Ohio State University (1977).

Professor Lunsford's scholarly interests include contemporary rhetorical theory, women and the history of rhetoric, collaboration and collaborative writing, current cultures of writing, intellectual property and composing, style, and technologies of writing. She has written or coauthored many books, including Essays on Classical Rhetoric and Modern Discourse; Singular Texts/Plural Authors: Perspectives on Collaborative Writing; and Reclaiming Rhetorica: Women in the History of Rhetoric, as well as numerous chapters and articles. For Bedford/St. Martin’s, she is the author of The St. Martin's Handbook, The Everyday Writer, EasyWriter, and Writing in Action; the co-author (with John Ruszkiewicz) of Everything’s an Argument and (with John Ruszkiewicz and Keith Walters) of Everything’s an Argument with Readings; and the co-author (with Lisa Ede) of Writing Together: Collaboration in Theory and Practice.

Professor Lunsford has conducted workshops on writing and program reviews at dozens of North American universities, served as Chair of the Conference on College Composition and Communication, as Chair of the Modern Language Association Division on Writing, and as a member of the MLA Executive Council.


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Claire Lutkewitte

Claire Lutkewitte, PhD, is an assistant professor of writing at Nova Southeastern University where she teaches a variety of undergraduate and graduate composition courses. She has published and presented on multimodal composition, composition pedagogy, computers and technology, and writing center practice. Her current research interests include investigating the relationships between mobile learning and composition and exploring how new technologies, like mobile technologies, can help or hinder composition instructors and students in and out of the classroom. Her latest work, an edited collection called Web 2.0 Applications for Composition Classrooms, examines successful composition assignments that creatively utilize Web 2.0 applications.


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Sonia Maasik

The coeditors are successful textbook authors who, between them, have over fifty years of teaching experience in the college classroom. Sonia Maasik, a lecturer in the UCLA Writing Programs, has taught writing from developmental to advanced levels, and coordinates training for UCLA writing programs' teaching assistants. Jack Solomon, a professor of English at California State University, Northridge, teaches literature and critical theory, along with his graduate and undergraduate classes on popular cultural semiotics, and is often interviewed by the media for analysis of current events and trends. He is the author of The Signs of Our Time (1988) and Discourse and Reference in the Nuclear Age (1988).  The two together have published Signs of Life in the U.S.A.: Readings on Popular Culture for Writers, Sixth Edition (Bedford/St. Martin's, 2009) and California Dreams and Realities, Third Edition (Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2005).


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Stephen R. Mandell

During their long collaboration, Laurie Kirszner and Stephen Mandell have written a number of best-selling college texts for Bedford/St. Martin's, including Patterns for College Writing, Foundations First, Writing First, Focus on Writing, and, most recently, Practical Argument. Laurie Kirszner is a Professor of English, Emeritus at the University of the Sciences, where she has taught composition, literature, creative writing, and scientific writing, and served as coordinator of the first-year writing program.  Stephen Mandell is a Professor of English at Drexel University, where he founded and directed the basic writing program and has taught composition, literature, speech, and technical and business writing.


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Kate Mangelsdorf

Kate Mangelsdorf is professor of English and director of rhetoric and developmental English at the University of Texas at El Paso, where she has also been director of composition and associate dean of University College. She was formerly coordinator of ESL writing at the University of Arizona, and she has also taught at Yavapai Community College. Mangelsdorf has published articles in the Journal of Second Language Writing, English Language Teaching Journal, and Teaching English in the Two Year College.


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Mike Markel

Mike Markel was director of technical communication at Boise State University. The former editor of IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication, he is the author of numerous articles and six books about technical communication, including Ethics and Technical Communication: A Critique and Synthesis.


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