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Michael Kammen

Michael Kammen is the Newton C. Farr Professor of American History and Culture (emeritus) at Cornell University, where he taught from 1965 until 2008.  In 1980-81, he held a newly created visiting professorship in American history at the École des hautes études in Paris.  He is an elected member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and served in 1995-96 as President of the Organization of American Historians.  In 2009 he received the American Historical Association Award for Scholarly Distinction.  His books include People of Paradox: An Inquiry Concerning the Origins of American Civilization (1972), awarded the Pulitzer Prize for History in 1973; A Machine That Would Go of Itself:  The Constitution in American Culture (1986), awarded the Francis Parkman Prize and the Henry Adams Prize; Mystic Chords of Memory:  The Transformation of Tradition in American Culture (1991); A Time to Every Purpose: The Four Seasons in American Culture (2004); and Visual Shock: A History of Art Controversies in American Culture (2006).  His new book is Digging Up the Dead: A History of Notable American Reburials (2010).


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Michael Kardos

Michael Kardos (michaelkardos.com) of Mississippi State University is a fiction author and instructor. He is the author of the story collection One Last Good Time (Press 53, 2011) and the forthcoming novel The Three-Day Affair (Grove/Atlantic 2012). His short stories have appeared in The Southern Review, Crazyhorse, Prairie Schooner, and many other magazines and anthologies. His essays about fiction have appeared in The Writer's Chronicle and Writer's Digest. Kardos received his B.A. from Princeton University, his M.F.A. from The Ohio State University, and his Ph.D. from the University of Missouri. He currently lives in Starkville, Mississippi, where he co-directs the creative writing program at Mississippi State and edits the literary journal Jabberwock Review. Kardos is author of the upcoming Bedford text, The Art and Craft of Fiction: A Writer's Guide and a contributor to Bedford's LitBits, where he blogs about teaching creative writing.


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Susan M. Katz

Susan Katz is associate professor of English at North Carolina State University, where she teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in composition, technical writing, and the rhetoric of science and technology. She is also coordinator for the undergraduate internship program for English majors. Katz spent twelve years in television and advertising before turning to the study of writing in public and private organizations. She earned her PhD in Communication and Rhetoric at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1996. Katz is the author of The Dynamics of Writing Review: Opportunities for Growth and Change in the Workplace, a chapter of which was reprinted in the anthology Professional Writing and Rhetoric: Readings from the Field. Katz is the recipient of the Conference of Southern Graduate Schools Achievement Award for New Scholars in the Humanities and the Arts (2003) and several other awards.


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William M. Keith

William Keith (PhD 1986, University of Texas at Austin) is Professor of Communication at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He is the author Democracy as Discussion: Adult Civic Education and the American Forum Movement (Lexington Books, 2007) and the forthcoming Public Speaking: Choices for Civic Engagement (Cengage, 2011).


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Wyn Kelley

Wyn Kelley is a senior lecturer on the Literature Faculty at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She is the author of Meville’s City: Literary and Urban Form in Nineteenth-Century New York (1996) and of essays in collections such as Savage Eye: Melville and the Visual Arts (1991); Melville’s Evermoving Dawn: Centennial Essays (1997); The Cambridge Companion to Herman Melville (1998); Ungraspable Phantom: Essays on Moby-Dick (2006); Melville and Women (2006); and Hawthorne and Melville: Writing Relationship (2007). She has edited Blackwell Publisher’s A Companion to Herman Melville (2006) and coedited, with Jill Barnum and Christopher Sten, "Whole Oceans Away": Melville and the Pacific (2006). She serves as associate editor of the Melville Society journal Leviathan and as a founding member of the Melville Society Cultural Project.


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Dorothy M. Kennedy

Dorothy M. Kennedy is a writer and editor whose articles and reviews have ppeared in both professional and academic journals. She has taught composition at the University of Michigan and Ohio University and, with X. J. Kennedy, is the recipient of the NCTE Teacher's Choice Award for Knock at a Star: A Child's Introduction to Poetry.


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X. J. Kennedy

X. J. Kennedy is an acclaimed poet, children’s author, college teacher, and textbook author. He has taught freshman composition at the University of Michigan; the University of North Carolina, Greensboro; and Tufts University. Since 1966, more than 2 million students have treasured his introductory literature texts and The Bedford Reader, coedited with Dorothy M. Kennedy and Jane E. Aaron, now in its ninth edition.


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R. Brandon Kershner

R. Brandon Kershner is Alumni Professor of English at the University of Florida, where he teaches twentieth-century literature, cultural studies, and poetry writing.  In addition to numerous articles, he has published Dylan Thomas: The Poet and His Critics (1997); The Culture of Joyce's Ulysses  (2010);  and Joyce, Bakhtin, and Popular Literature (1989); the latter won the 1990 American Conference for Irish Studies award as the best work of literary criticism in the field.  He has also authored The Twentieth Century Novel: An Introduction, from Bedford/St. Martin’s (1997) and edited Joyce and Popular Culture (1990) and Cultural Studies of James Joyce (2003).  He has also edited the Bedford/St. Martin’s edition of Joyce's Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (Second Edition, 2006).  He is a member of the Board of Advisory Editors of the James Joyce Quarterly and was recently reelected to the Board of Trustees of the International James Joyce Foundation (1999-2004).


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Thomas S. Kidd

Thomas S. Kidd (PhD, University of Notre Dame) is associate professor of history at Baylor University and Senior Fellow at Baylor’s Institute for Studies of Religion. He has authored, among other books, God of Liberty: A Religious History of the American Revolution and The Great Awakening: The Roots of Evangelical Christianity in Colonial America.


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Miles A. Kimball

Miles A. Kimball is an associate professor of English at Texas Tech, where he teaches Technical Communication. His scholarship includes work on visual design, visual literacy, and visual rhetoric; the history of technical communication, including the development of information graphics; online portfolios and other pedagogical tools, and cultural theory. He is the author of The Web Portfolio Guide (Longman, 2003).


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Malcolm Kiniry

Malcolm Kiniry is director of writing at Rutgers University, Newark, and has written articles on basic writing, writing across the curriculum, and curriculum development, as well as Renaissance studies. He taught in the UCLA Writing Program for seven years and is currently working on a language reader for composition courses.


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David E. Kirkland

David E. Kirkland is an assistant professor of English Education at New York University. His scholarship explores the intersections among youth culture and identity, language, literacy, and power, and urban education. He has utilized critical approaches to qualitative educational research (including critical ethnography and critical discourse analysis) to understand literacy in the lives of a group of urban adolescent Black males. He examined closely the literate lives of young Black men, their language practices and participation structures within wider social and cultural fields that exist beyond school contexts. His work has been featured in several academic publications, including Reading Research Quarterly, Research in the Teaching of English, English Education, and English Journal. His current research examines the literate construction of digital iDentities among urban youth participating in online social communities, its impact on youth culture and subjectivity, and its reconfiguring of race and gender.


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