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Jane E. Aaron

Jane E. Aaron is a professional writer and editor as well as an experienced teacher. She is the author of the best selling Little, Brown Handbook and coeditor of the best-selling Bedford Reader, Eighth Edition (Bedford/St. Martin's, 2003). She has served as consultant, editor, or writer on more than a dozen other textbooks for the first-year composition course.


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Jessica Abel

Winner of both the Harvey and Lulu Awards for Best New Talent in 1997, Jessica Abel is the author of Soundtrack and Mirror, Window, two comic collections culled from her comic book series, Artbabe. Her La Perdida (Pantheon, 2006) won the Harvey Award for Best New Series and was excerpted in 2006’s Best American Comics. She resides in Brooklyn, NY.


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John Aberth

John Aberth lives in Roxbury, Vermont, and teaches history at Vermont's Castleton State College, where he formerly served as associate academic dean. He has taught history at a number of other institutions, including Middlebury College, the University of Vermont, St. Michael's College, the University of Nebraska, and Norwich University. He received his PhD in Medieval History from Cambridge University in England, and has published several books, including Churchmen in the Age of Edward III: The Case of Bishop Thomas de Lisle (1996); From the Brink of the Apocalypse: Confronting Famine, War, Plague and Death (2000); and A Knight at the Movies: Medieval History on Film (2003).


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Robert H. Abzug

Robert H. Abzug (Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley) is Professor of History and American Studies, Audre and Bernard Rapoport Regents Chair of Jewish Studies, and founding director of the Schusterman Center for Jewish Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. His research and teaching interests focus on American cultural history, history of psychology and religion, and the history of the Holocaust. His major publications include Cosmos Crumbling: American Reform and the Religious Imagination;  Inside the Vicious Heart: Americans and the Liberation of Nazi Concentration Camps; and Passionate Liberator: Theodore Dwight Weld and the Dilemma of Reform.


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Linda Adler-Kassner

Linda Adler-Kassner is Professor of Writing and Director of the Writing Program at University of California, Santa Barbara. She is author, coauthor, or coeditor of seven books, including The Activist WPA: Changing Stories About Writing and Writers (Utah State University Press, 2008), which won the 2010 Council of Writing Program Administrators Best Book Award. Her latest book, coauthored with Peggy O'Neill, is Reframing Writing Assessment to Improve Teaching and Learning (Utah State University Press, 2010). She is also the author of over thirty articles and book chapters.


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Allison Ainsworth

Allison J. Ainsworth serves as the Chair of the Department of Communication, Media Studies, and Journalism at Gainesville State College, Gainesville, Georgia. She teaches Communication courses in the areas of Business and Professional, Interpersonal, Intercultural, as well as the basic course. Additionally, she teaches Environmental Communication as a member of the Teaching Faculty of the Institute for Environmental and Spatial Analysis where she combines geospatial analysis with her research projects. She is actively involved with the National Communication Association and serves as the 2010-2011 Chair of the Community College Section and Past-Faculty Delegate to Sigma Chi Eta, one of the honoraries sponsored by NCA. She received her bachelor’s degree in English Education and her master’s degree in Speech Communication & Theatre from the University of Louisiana at Monroe. In Fall 2010, she successful defended her dissertation titled "The Communication Process: Impact of Ethnocentrism and Communication Apprehension on Foreign Language Student Competence,” and will be awarded her doctorate in Higher Education Administrative Leadership from Argosy University in Spring 2011.


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Robert J. Allison

Robert J. Allison is Professor of History at Suffolk University in Boston and also teaches history at the Harvard Extension School. He graduated from the Harvard Extension School with an ALB before earning a PhD in the History of American Civilization at Harvard in 1992. Allison received the Harvard Extension School's Petra Shattuck Distinguished Teaching Award in 1997, the Suffolk University Student Government Association's Distinguished Faculty Award in 2006, and the Suffolk University Outstanding Faculty Award in 2007.  His books include The Crescent Obscured: The United States and the Muslim World, 1776–1815 (2000); A Short History of Boston (2004); Stephen Decatur, American Naval Hero (2005); The Boston Massacre (2006); The Boston Tea Party (2007); and A Short History of Cape Cod (2010).  For The Teaching Company, he  taped the thirty-six lecture series, “Before 1776:  Life in Colonial America,” (2009). He has edited books on American history spanning from the colonial period to the twentieth century. Allison was a consultant to the Commonwealth Museum at the State Archives in Boston, and he is on the board of overseers of the USS Constitution Museum in Charlestown, Massachusetts. He is vice president of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts, an elected fellow of the Massachusetts Historical Society, and president of the South Boston Historical Society.


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Jay Allison

Jay Allison is one of public radio's most honored producers. He has produced hundreds of nationally broadcast documentaries and features for radio and television. His work has earned him the duPont-Columbia and five Peabody Awards, and he was the 1996 recipient of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting's Edward R. Murrow Award for outstanding contributions to public radio, the industry's highest honor. He was the curator and producer of This I Believe on NPR and he produces The Moth Radio Hour. Before his career in broadcasting, Jay was a theater director in Washington, D.C. He is also the founder of the public radio stations for Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, and Cape Cod where he lives.


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Gerald J. Alred

Gerald J. Alred is Professor Emeritus of English at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, where he teaches courses in the Professional Writing Program. He is the author of numerous scholarly articles and several standard bibliographies on business and technical communication, and is a founding member of the editorial board of the Journal of Business and Technical Communication. He is a recipient of the prestigious Jay R. Gould Award for "profound scholarly and textbook contributions to the teaching of business and technical writing."



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