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Paul Eschholz

Paul Eschholz and Alfred Rosa are professors emeriti of English at the University of Vermont. They have directed statewide writing programs and conducted numerous workshops throughout the country on writing and the teaching of writing.  Eschholz and Rosa have collaborated on a number of best-selling texts for Bedford/St. Martin's, including Subject & Strategy; Outlooks and Insights: A Reader for College Writers; Models for Writers; with Virginia Clark, Language Awareness; and, with Virginia Clark and Beth Simon, Language: Readings in Language.


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Kathryn Evans

Kathryn Evans (PhD, University of Illinois) is the director of the writing center and an associate professor of English at Bridgewater State University, where she teaches writing and writing pedagogy. A former writing program administrator, she has led numerous workshops on the teaching of writing. Her research focuses on refining key practices in writing instruction, exploring the role of silence in oral response and miscommunication in written response. This focus has led her to develop Real Questions, which interweaves scaffolded writing instruction and engaging readings.


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Dana Ferris

Dana Ferris is Professor and Associate Director for Lower-Division Writing in the University Writing Program at the University of California, Davis. An applied linguist by training (Ph.D., University of Southern California), she has many years of experience teaching in ESL/multilingual writing programs and in mainstream composition programs. She also has spent over 20 years as a teacher educator, working with future K-12 teachers, with M.A. students in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), Composition, and Reading, and with Ph.D. students in Linguistics, Education, and English.

Her research has focused extensively on response to student writing and on written corrective feedback in second language writing. Her work has been published in a range of journals including TESOL Quarterly, Research in the Teaching of English, Studies in Second Language Acquisition, Journal of Second Language Writing, Across the Disciplines, Writing and Pedagogy, TESOL Journal, and CATESOL Journal. 

She has previously published seven books. These teacher preparation and reference books have focused on the needs of multilingual/second language writers and readers and on responding to student writing. Titles include Teaching L2 Composition: Purpose, Process, and Practice (3rd Ed. 2013, with John Hedgcock, Routledge), Treatment of Error in Second Language Student Writing (2nd Ed. 2011, Michigan), and Teaching Readers of English (2009, with John Hedgcock, Routledge).


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Barbara Fister

Barbara Fister is a professor and librarian at Gustavus Adolphus College, where she directs the library's instruction program, works with the John S. Kendall Center for Engaged Learning, and teaches several courses, including a first-term seminar. She has published widely on information literacy, the future of publishing, and popular reading practices; she also has published a book on third world women's literatures, three novels, and is a weekly columnist for Library Journal and Inside Higher Ed.


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Christopher B. Fox

Christopher Fox chairs the Department of English at the University of Notre Dame.  He is the author of Locke and the Scriblerians: Identity and Consciousness in Early Eighteenth-Century Britain (1988) and the editor or coeditor of several books, including Psychology and Literature in the Eighteenth Century (1987); Teaching Eighteenth-Century Poetry (1990); Walking Naboth's Vineyard: New Studies of Swift (1995); and Inventing Human Science: Eighteenth-Century Domains (forthcoming).  He has lectured widely in the United States and abroad and is currently writing a book on Swift.


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Paul H. Fry

Paul H. Fry is a William Lampson Professor of English and Master of Ezra Stiles College at Yale University.  His numerous scholarly articles and books on Romantic poetry and literary theory include The Poet's Calling in the English Ode (1980); The Reach of Criticism: Method and Perception in Literary Theory (1983); William Empson: Prophet against Sacrifice (1991); and A Defense of Poetry: Reflections on the Occasion of Writing (1995).  He is currently at work on a study of William Wordsworth.


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Janet E. Gardner

Janet E. Gardner (PhD, University of Massachusetts, Amherst) is Associate Professor of English at University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, where she teaches courses in drama, British and world literature, and writing. She has published numerous articles, reviews, and chapters on contemporary drama, especially modern British drama and the work of Caryl Churchill. She has received several grants and awards for research into current teaching technologies, and is at work on a study of drama and theatre pedagogy.


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Dagoberto Gilb

Dagoberto Gilb is the author of Before the End, After the Beginning, The Flowers, Woodcuts of Women, Gritos, The Last Known Residence of Mickey Acuña, and The Magic of Blood. He also edited the canonical Hecho en Tejas:  An Anthology of Texas Mexican Literature. He was a union, high-rise carpenter for over a decade. His fiction and nonfiction have appeared in a range of magazines regional and national, including The New Yorker and Harper's, and anthologies such as The Best American Essays and The O’Henry Prize Stories, and are reprinted widely. Among his honors are a Guggenheim Fellowship and the PEN/Hemingway Award, and his work has been a finalist for both the PEN/Faulkner and National Book Critics Circle Award. Gilb makes his home in Austin, and he is the executive director of CentroVictoria, a center for Mexican American literature and culture at the University of Houston-Victoria.


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Ricardo Angel Gilb

Ricardo Angel Gilb grew up in El Paso, Texas, and graduated from Stanford University. His writing has appeared in The Texas Observer and The San Francisco Chronicle. His graduate work is in American history and culture at the University of Rochester.


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Gregory R. Glau

Gregory R. Glau is Associate Professor and Director of the University Writing Program at Northern Arizona University.  Previously, he was Director of Writing Programs at Arizona State University, where he had taught since 1994.  Greg received his MA in Rhetoric and Composition from Northern Arizona University and his PhD in Rhetoric, Composition, and the Teaching of English from the University of Arizona.  With Linda Adler-Kassner of Eastern Michigan University, Greg is coeditor of the Bedford Bibliography for Teachers of Basic Writing (2001; second edition 2005); the third edition was published in 2010 (coedited with Chitralekha Duttagupta of Utah Valley University).  Glau also is coauthor of Scenarios for Writing (Mayfield/McGraw-Hill, 2001) and The McGraw-Hill Guide: Writing for College, Writing for Life with Duane Roen and Barry Maid (McGraw-Hill: 2009; second edition is forthcoming).  Glau has published in the Journal of Basic Writing, WPA: Writing Program Administration, Rhetoric Review, English Journal, The Writing Instructor, IDEAS Plus, and Arizona English Bulletin.  He has coauthored a chapter in The Writing Program Administrator as Theorist (Rose and Weiser; Heineman), and is author of a chapter in The Writing Program Administrator's Resource: A Guide to Reflective Institutional Practice (Enos and Brown; Erlbaum). Glau regularly presents at CCCC and has presented at WPA, MLA, RMMLA, the Western States Composition Conference, NCTE, and others.


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