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CONTRIBUTORS PETER CARINO is Professor of English at Indiana State University, where he directs the writing center and teaches technical writing, rhetorical theory, and American literature. His articles on writing centers have appeared in WCJ and WLN as well as in several edited collections. He has also published essays on American literature and on baseball in literature and culture. MICHELE EODICE is the director of the writing center at the University of Kansas. She hails from the East and earned a doctorate from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. With Kami Day, she wrote (First Person2 ) : A Study of Co-authoring in the Academy (USUP 2001). Eodice is an active board member in the IWCA, MWCA, and NCPTW and is currently Associate Editor of Development for the Writing Center Journal. Among her interests are collaborative writing, institutional leadership, and speed golf. NANCY GRIMM is director of the Michigan Technological University Writing Center and an associate professor in the Humanities Department where she teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in literacy studies. She is author of Good Intentions: Writing Center Work for Postmodern Times, and she has published essays in The Writing Center Journal and College Composition and Communication. Her current research examines the role of identity in literacy and learning. LESLIE HADFIELD, STEPHANIE H. RAY, AND SARAH S. PRESTON are graduates of Utah State University, Leslie completing a degree in English and Stephanie and Sarah majoring in Interior Design. The collaborative project described in their chapter was funded through an Undergraduate Research and Creative Opportunities Grant, undertaken as part of a project in the Rhetoric Associates Program in which Leslie Hadfield was employed. JAMES A. INMAN is Assistant Professor of English at the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida, where he directs the writing center and coordinates the major in professional and technical writing. His writing center publications include Taking Flight with OWLs: Examining Electronic Writing Center Work (LEA, 2000), The OWL Construction and Maintenance Guide (IWCA, 2002), and articles in Writing Center Journal and Writing Lab Newsletter. Inman is incoming Vice President of IWCA and current President of the Southeastern Writing Centers Association. REBECCA JACKSON is an Assistant Professor at Southwest Texas State University, where she teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in rhetoric, composiCenter will hold final 8/26/03 9:23 AM Page 217 tion, and technical communication. Her work has appeared in Rhetoric Review, as well as several edited collections, including Preparing College Teachers of Writing, Strategies for Teaching First-Year Composition, and The WPA Resource. Her current work examines the possibilities of narrative research in writing centers, with a particular focus on students' counternarratives of identity. HARVEY KAIL is Associate Professor of English at the University of Maine, where he directs the writing center and teaches composition and literature courses. He has been working primarily in writing centers since 1977 and has published on peer-tutor training and collaborative learning in The Writing Lab Newsletter, The Writing Center Journal, College English, CCC and Rhetoric Review. He lives in Orono, Maine. JOYCE KINKEAD is Professor of English and Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies and Research at Utah State University. Her interest in meaningful academic employment and hands-on learning for undergraduates is evidenced in the Rhetoric Associates Program, a tutoring program that also requires students to complete publication-worthy projects. A charter member of the National Writing Centers Association, she served as Executive Secretary (1983-1989) as well as co-editor of The Writing Center Journal (1985–1991). Her latest publication is Valuing and Supporting Undergraduate Research (Jossey-Bass, 2003). JOE LAW is the director of the University Writing Center, coordinator of Writing Across the Curriculum and professor of English at Wright State University (Dayton, Ohio). In addition to writing centers and WAC, his research interests include Victorian literature and the interrelations of the arts. JOSEPHINE A. KOSTER is Associate Professor of English and a recovering writing center director who teaches at Winthrop University in South Carolina. Her checkered career includes stints running writing centers for Bell Labs, the BOC Group, and Winthrop, and terms on the Boards of the Southeastern Writing Center Association and the International Writing Centers Association. She is the author of Teaching in Progress: Theories, Practices, Scenarios (3rd ed., Longman). NEAL LERNER is Lecturer in Writing Across the Curriculum at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is co-editor (with Beth Boquet) of The Writing Center Journal and co-author (with Paula Gillespie) of The Allyn & Bacon Guide to Peer Tutoring, 2nd ed. He has...