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Gerald Graff

Gerald Graff is coeditor with James Phelan of two Bedford Case Studies in Critical Controversy, Adventure of Huckleberry Finn and The Tempest, both in second editions.  He is one of the most eminent figures in literary studies and education today through his influential pedagogy of "teaching the conflicts," which he developed as a professor of English at Northwestern University and the University of Chicago, and as a professor of English and Education in his current position at the University of Illinois at Chicago.  His other widely read books include Professing Literarture (1987), Beyond the Culture Wars (1992), Clueless in Academe (2003), and (with Cathy Birkenstein) the textbook They Say/I Say.  He served as President of the Modern Language Association of America in 2008.


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Kathleen Green

Kathleen Green is an Associate Professor of English at Pasadena City College in Pasadena, California, where she has taught integrated reading and writing courses since 2001. She earned her Ph.D. in English at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and served as Assistant Professor of English at Purdue University-Calumet before moving to California. She has taught a wide variety of courses--including film history, film theory, women's literature, African-American literature, and children's literature--as well as the entire range of English composition courses, from basic skills to developmental to advanced composition. She has published scholarly articles on women's history and popular culture, but prefers working with students just beginning their journeys into higher education. She has served as a faculty tutor in the Pasadena City College Writing Center, has been involved with Writing Across the Curriculum, and has developed online curricula to help students with basic writing and reading skills across many disciplines. Currently, she teaches in the Veterans Learning Collaborative at PCC, a cohort-based program that helps U.S. military veterans make the transition to college learning.


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Stuart Greene

Stuart Greene received his Ph.D. in English from Carnegie Mellon in Rhetoric. He is associate professor of English with a joint appointment in Africana Studies at Notre Dame.His research has examined the intersections of race, poverty, and achievement in public schools. This work has led to the publication of his co-edited volume, Making Race Visible: Literacy Research for Racial Understanding (Teachers College Press, 2003), for which he won the National Council of Teachers of English Richard A. Meade Award in 2005. He has published a monographic, Race, Community, and Urban Schools: Partnering with African American Families (Teachers College Press, 2013), edited Literacy as a Civil Right (Peter Lang, 2008) and co-edited with Cathy Compton-Lilly, Bedtime Stories and Book Reports: Connecting Parent Involvement and Family Literacy (Teachers College Press, 2011). His current research focuses on literacy, youth empowerment and civic engagement in the context of university/community partnerships. This work appears in his edited collection Youth Voices, Public Spaces, and Civic Engagement. (Routledge Press, 2016), Language Arts, Urban Education, and The Urban Review.


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Sandra Gunning

Sandra Gunning is Associate Professor of English at the University of Michigan.


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John William Haas

John William Haas teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in organizational communication, interpersonal communication, and research methods. His work has appeared in American Behavioral Scientist, Management Communication Quarterly, The Journal of Business Communication, The International Journal of Personal Construct Psychology, Southern States Communication Journal , and Journalism Quarterly. Dr. Haas has served as principal investigator or co-principal investigator on research grants from agencies such as the U.S. Department of Energy, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the Engineering Information Foundation. Dr. Haas has lectured at the University of Ulm in Germany concerning effective oral communication skills in health care delivery and worked with the Saxony (Germany) Association of Pharmacists on policies involving provider-recipient communication. His service to professional associations includes chairing divisions of both national and regional groups. Dr. Haas currently serves as an Associate Professor and the Director of the School of Communication Studies at the University of Tennessee.


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Diana Hacker

Diana Hacker personally class-tested her handbooks with nearly four thousand students over thirty-five years at Prince George’s Community College in Maryland, where she was a member of the English faculty. Hacker handbooks, built on innovation and on a keen understanding of the challenges facing student writers, are the most widely adopted in America. Hacker handbooks, all published by Bedford/St. Martin’s, include A Writer’s Reference, Ninth Edition (2018); A Pocket Style Manual, Eighth Edition (2018); The Bedford Handbook, Tenth Edition (2017); Rules for Writers, Eighth Edition (2016); and Writer’s Help 2.0, Hacker Version.


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Sharon M. Harris

Sharon M. Harris, a professor of English and director of the Humanities Institute at the University of Connecticut, is the author of Dr. Mary Walker: An American Radical; Executing Race: Early Women’s Narratives of Race, Class, and the Law; and Rebecca Harding Davis and American Realism. Works she has edited or coedited include Periodical Literature in Eighteenth-Century America; Blue Pencils, Hidden Hands: Women Editing Periodicals, 1830-1910; Rebecca Harding Davis: Writing Cultural Autobiography; and American Women Writers to 1800. She has received numerous teaching awards for undergraduate and graduate teaching.


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Nathaniel Hawthorne

Nathanial Hawthorne was the author of many classics, such as The Scarlet Letter and The House of Seven Gables.


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Bruce Herzberg

Bruce Herzberg (PhD Rutgers University) is professor and Chair of English at Bentley College. With Patricia Bizzell he has published Negotiating Difference (Bedford/St. Martin's, 1996), and with Patricia Bizzell and Nedra Reynolds, The Bedford Bibliography for Teachers of Writing, Fifth Edition (Bedford/St. Martin's, 2000).


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Tim Hetland

Timothy Hetland  holds a Ph.D. in English Literature and Film from Washington State University. Hetland has taught literature, film, writing, and technical communication courses at universities and community colleges throughout the state of Washington, including Washington State University and the Seattle Community College system. Previously, he has contributed to Bedford's LitBits, where he has blogged about teaching literature. Now pursuing a career in technology, Hetland has founded multiple startup companies and currently oversees marketing and content initiatives at a digital agency in Seattle.


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