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Dawn Skorczewski

Dawn Skorczewski (Ph.D., Rutgers University) is Professor of English and Director of University Writing at Brandeis University. An Affiliate Scholar at Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute, she is the author of Teaching One Moment at a Time: Disruption and Repair in the Classroom and An Accident of Hope: The Therapy Tapes of Anne Sexton. She is co-editor of Conflicts and Crises in the Composition Classroom. She was the 2013 Fulbright Professor of American Culture in Amsterdam. For Bedford/St. Martin's she has edited, with Matthew Parfitt, Pursuing Happiness: A Bedford Spotlight Reader (2015).


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Louise Z. Smith

Louise Z. Smith is Professor emeritus of English at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, and former Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. A member of the faculty there since 1974, she also served as the Director of Freshman English; Chair of English; Director of the Tutoring Program; and Director, Core Curriculum. In addition to the many articles and book chapters she has written for publication, Louise Smith was the editor of College English from 1991 to 1999.
 
 


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Johanna M. Smith

Johanna M. Smith is an Associate Professor of English at the University of Texas at Arlington, where she teaches drama, law and literature, and eighteenth- and nineteenth-century British literature.  She has published numerous articles in the latter fields, as well as a Twayne guide to Mary Shelley and a coedited anthology of eighteenth-century British women's life writings.  Her current research focus is British women in the public sphere from the mid-eighteenth to the mid-nineteenth century.


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Jack Solomon

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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Nancy Sommers

Nancy Sommers, who has taught composition and directed composition programs for thirty years, now teaches in Harvard’s Graduate School of Education. She led Harvard’s Expository Writing Program for twenty years, directing the first-year writing program and establishing Harvard’s WAC program. A two-time Braddock Award winner, Sommers is well known for her research and publications on student writing. Her articles “Revision Strategies of Student and Experienced Writers” and “Responding to Student Writing” are two of the most widely read and anthologized articles in the field of composition. Recently she has been exploring different audiences through blogging and through publishing in popular media. Sommers is the lead author on Hacker handbooks, all published by Bedford/St. Martin’s, and is coauthor of Fields of Reading, Tenth Edition (2013).


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Brenda Spatt

Brenda Spatt taught English at Herbert H. Lehman College of The City University of New York for thirteen years and also at Borough of Manhattan Community College before becoming an administrator at CUNY's Central Office.  Her titles included director of academic affairs, executive assistant to the Chancellor, and university associate dean for executive search and evaluation.


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Norman A. Stahl

Norman A. Stahl is a Professor Emeritus from the Department of Literacy Education at Northern Illinois University. Over the years his research has focused on postsecondary reading instruction with particular interest in the field's history. Dr. Stahl's works include content analyses, quantitative research, instructional reviews, commentaries, organizational histories, and methodological pieces on documentary history and oral history. He has received honors from the National Association for Developmental Education, the College Reading and Learning Association, the College Literacy and Learning Special Interest Group of the International Reading Association, and the Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers for his scholarship pertaining to reading and learning. He has served as president of the College Reading and Learning Association, the Learning Research Association, the Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers, and the History of Literacy Special Interest Group of the International Reading Association as well as serving as the Chair of the American Reading Forum. He is a national Fellow of the Council of Learning Assistance and Developmental Education Associations.


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Roy Stamper

Roy Stamper is Senior Lecturer in English and former Associate Director of the First-Year Writing Program in the Department of English at North Carolina State University, where he teaches courses in composition and rhetoric. He is also academic advisor to the department’s Language, Writing, and Rhetoric majors. He has been recognized as an Outstanding Lecturer in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and is a recipient of NC State's New Advisor Award. Prior to his current appointment, he worked as a high school English teacher. He has presented papers at a number of local, regional, and national conferences, including the Conference of the Council of Writing Program Administrators and the Conference on College Composition and Communication.


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David Starkey

David Starkey is Professor of English and Director of the Creative Writing Program at Santa Barbara City College.  He is the editor of two collections of creative writing pedagogy, Teaching Writing Creatively (1998) and Genre by Example: Writing What We Teach (2001), and he has been active in all four genres.  His poetry collections include Adventures of the Minor Poet (2007); Ways of Being Dead: New and Selected Poems (2006); and Fear of Everything (2000).  Several poems from his most recent collection, A Few Things You Should Know about the Weasel (2010) were featured on Garrison Keillor’s The Writer’s Almanac.  His fiction has appeared in American Literary Review, Rio Grande Review, Sou’wester, and in the anthology Blue Cathedral: Contemporary Fiction for the New Millennium.  His creative nonfiction has been published in Cimarron Review, Gulf Stream Magazine, Tampa Review, and in the book Living Blue in the Red States (2007), which he edited.  His plays have been produced in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Seattle, Minneapolis, Toronto, and elsewhere.


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Rob Stewart

Rob Stewart is the Senior Vice Provost and professor of communication studies at Texas Tech University. He is coauthor of A Speaker's Guidebook, and five editions of A Pocket Guide to Public Speaking, and has published more than 30 articles and book chapters.


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Patrick Sullivan

Patrick Sullivan is an English professor at Manchester Community College, in Manchester, Connecticut, where he has taught writing for almost 30 years. He believes deeply in the mission of the open admissions community college. Sullivan has taught a wide range of basic writing and composition classes, and he has published scholarship in a variety of journals, including College English, Teaching English in the Two-Year College, CCC, Academe, The Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy, The Journal of Developmental Education, The Community College Journal of Research and Practice, Innovative Higher Education, The Chronicle of Higher Education, and English Journal.
 
Sullivan is the co-editor, with Howard Tinberg, of What is "College-Level" Writing? (NCTE, 2006) and, with Howard Tinberg and Sheridan Blau, of What is "College-Level" Writing? Volume 2: Assignments, Readings, and Student Writing Samples (NCTE, 2010). A new scholarly book about designing writing curriculum, A New Writing Classroom: Listening, Motivation, and Habits of Mind, was published in 2014 by Utah State University Press. He is currently serving as a member of the Editorial Board of CCC.

In addition to teaching and writing, Sullivan enjoys spending time with his family--his wife, Susan, and his children, Bonnie Rose and Nicholas.

 


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Bonnie Stone Sunstein

Bonnie Stone Sunstein is professor of English and education at the University of Iowa, where she teaches nonfiction writing, research methods, the teaching of writing, and folklore. She directs the undergraduate writing program in the English department and is the program coordinator of English education in the College of Education.


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