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Nora Bacon

Nora Bacon is a professor of English and writing program administrator at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Her research, begun at UC Berkeley in the 1990s, has examined service-learning pedagogy, the development of "writing agility," and the relationship between texts and the contexts in which they are written and read. Nora’s current research focuses on the stylistic choices preferred in different disciplines, uniting her interest in variation and her abiding fascination with sentences.


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Cheryl E. Ball

Cheryl E Ball is an Associate Professor of Digital Publishing Studies in the English Department at West Virginia University. Her areas of specialization include multimodal composition and editing practices, digital media scholarship, and digital publishing. Since 2006, Ball has been editor of the online, peer-reviewed, open-access journal Kairos: Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy, which exclusively publishes digital media scholarship and is read in 180 countries. She has published articles in a range of rhetoric/composition, technical communication, and media studies journals including Computers and Composition, C&C Online, Fibreculture, Convergence, Programmatic Perspectives, and Technical Communication Quarterly. Her recent books include a scholarly multimedia collection The New Work of Composing (co-edited with Debra Journet and Ryan Trauman, C&C Digital Press) and the print-based RAW: Reading and Writing New Media (co-edited with Jim Kalmbach, Hampton Press).


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Sylvan Barnet

Sylvan Barnet, professor of English and former director of writing at Tufts University, is the most prolific and consistently successful college English textbook author in the country. His several texts on writing and his numerous anthologies for introductory composition and literature courses have remained leaders in their field through many editions.


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Barclay Barrios

Barclay Barrios (PhD, Rutgers University) is Assistant Professor of English and Director of Writing Programs at Florida Atlantic University, where he teaches freshman composition and graduate courses in composition methodology and theory, rhetorics of the World Wide Web, and composing digital identities. He was Director of Instructional Technology at Rutgers University and has served on the board of Pedagogy. Barrios is a contributor to Bits: Ideas for Teaching Composition (Bedfordbits.com) and is a frequent presenter at professional conferences.


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David Bartholomae

David Bartholomae and Anthony Petrosky are both of the University of Pittsburgh. Highly regarded members of the composition community, together they have published Facts, Artifacts, and Counterfacts: Theory and Method for a Reading and Writing Course (1986), The Teaching of Writing: Eighty-fifth Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education (1986), and Ways of Reading: An Anthology for Writers (Bedford/St. Martin's, 2002).


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Holly Bauer

Holly Bauer (PhD University of California, San Diego) worked as a journalist before she began teaching college composition. Currently, she teaches academic writing at the University of California, San Diego and serves as the assistant director of UCSD’s Warren College Writing Program. She has taught writing for more than 20 years at various segments of public education in California, including high school, community college, and state university institutions. She is long-time teaching consultant for the San Diego Area Writing Project and is involved in several programs aimed at fostering meaningful cross-institutional partnerships with high school, community college, and university writing instructors. Her academic essays have been published in South Atlantic Quarterly and Writing on the Edge, and she is a frequent presenter at professional conferences.


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Larry Beason

Larry Beason is associate professor of English and director of composition at the University of South Alabama. His teaching interests include composition, grammar, and the teaching of writing. He has published in journals such as Research in the Teaching of English and Journal of Business Communication.


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Hugo Bedau

Hugo Bedau, professor of philosophy at Tufts University, has served as chair of the philosophy department and chair of the university’s committee on College Writing. An internationally respected expert on the death penalty, and on moral, legal, and political philosophy, he has written or edited a number of books on these topics. He is the author of Thinking and Writing about Philosophy, Second Edition (Bedford/St. Martin’s).


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Peter G. Beidler

Peter G. Beidler is the Lucy G. Moses Emeritus Distinguished Professor of English at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA.  He has published more than one hundred articles on Chaucer, Native American fiction, and American literature.  Among his more than two dozen books and book-length editing projects is Ghost, Demons, and Henry James: "The Turn of the Screw" at the Turn of the Century (1989).  More recently he coauthored A Reader's Guide to the Novels of Louise Erdrich (1999, with Gay Barton), and his most recent book, A Reader's Companion to J. D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye (2009).  He taught as a Fulbright professor in China 1987-88.  In 1983 the Council for Advancement and Support of Education and the Carnegie Foundation named Beidler National Professor of the Year .  He spent the 1995-96 academic year as the Robert Foster Cherry Visiting Distinguished Teaching Professor at Baylor University, and he has won a number of teaching awards.


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William Beik

William Beik was a professor of history at Emory University. An authority on the social and institutional history of seventeenth-century France, he is the author of Abolutism and Society: State Power and Provincial Aristocracy in Languedoc (1985), which won the 1986 Herbert Baxter Adams Prize of the American Historical Association; Urban Protest in Seventeenth-Century France: the Culture of Retribution (1987); and A Social and Cultural History of Early Modern France (2009). He has written numerous articles and is coeditor of the New Approaches to European History series at Cambridge University Press.


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Susan Belasco

Susan Belasco (BA, Baylor University; PhD, Texas A&M University), professor of English and women's studies at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, has taught courses in writing and American literature at several institutions since 1974, including McLennan Community College; Allegheny College; California State University, Los Angeles; and the University of Tulsa. The editor of Margaret Fuller's Summer on the Lakes and Fanny Fern's Ruth Hall, she is also the coeditor of three collections of essays: Approaches to Teaching Stowe's "Uncle Tom's Cabin"; Periodical Literature in Nineteenth-Century America; and Leaves of Grass: The Sesquicentennial Essays. The editor of "Walt Whitman's Periodical Poetry" for the Walt Whitman Archive (whitmanarchive.org), she is the current president of the Research Society for American Periodicals.


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