J.T. Barbarese is Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing at Rutgers University-Camden. His next book of poems, A Very Small World, is forthcoming later this year from Orchises Press.
Jonathan P. Eburne teaches in the English Department at the Pennsylvania State University. He is currently revising his book manuscript, Surrealism and the Art of Crime, for publication.
Michael Lackey is Assistant Professor of English at SUNY-Brockport. He has published articles on Gerard Manley Hopkins, Friedrich Nietzsche, Mark Twain, Joseph Conrad, Virginia Woolf, T.S. Eliot, Nella Larsen, Frantz Fanon, Paul Celan, and others. He is currently writing a book on the atheistic orientation of Modernist literature.
Paulette Gergen Lane is a graduate student in the doctoral program in English at the University of South Florida. Her current interests include Virginia Woolf, modern literature, and literary criticism.
Morton P. Levitt was Editor of JML from March 1986 to June 2003. His book A Rhetoric of Modernist Fiction is due out soon from the University Press of New England. He is currently at work on a study that he is calling The Jews and Modernism.
Gina Masucci MacKenzie is currently working on her PhD in Literature at Temple University where she previously earned an MA in Creative Writing. She is an adjunct instructor at the Community College of Philadelphia and directs the drama program at St. Hubert's High School. Ms. MacKenzie's short story "Deconstruction" was recently published in Schuylkill. With Daniel T. O'Hara she presented "Reading Stevens with Lacan on the Real: Toward a Poetics of Destitution" at the Wallace Stevens Conference in April 2004. She will also be the respondent to his presentation "Terror and U.S. Literatures" at Dartmouth this July.
Chloë Taylor Merleau is a doctoral candidate in the Philosophy department at the University of Toronto. Her research interests center on continental philosophy, literary theory, and art history.
Steve Newman is an assistant professor in the Department of English at Temple University. He is currently finishing a manuscript entitled The Call of the Popular in High Lyric, 1660-1960.
Daniel T. O'Hara, Mellon Term Professor of Humanities and Professor of English at Temple University, is the author most recently of Empire Burlesque: The Fate of Critical Culture in Global America (Duke, 2003).
Donald Pease is presently the Avalon Foundation Chair of the Humanities and the Chair of the Liberal Studies Program at Dartmouth College, as well as the author of Visionary Compacts: American Renaissance Writing in Cultural Context and the editor of eight volumes including The [End Page 179] American Renaissance Reconsidered, Cultures of United States Imperialism (with Amy Kaplan), Revisionist Interventions into the American Canon, Postnational Narratives, and (with Robyn Wiegman) Futures of American Studies. He is also the General Editor for the book series New Americanists at Duke University Press, and the Founding Director of a Summer Institute for American Studies at Dartmouth.
Jean-Michel Rabaté, Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Pennsylvania, has authored twenty books on Modernist authors, psychoanalysis and literary theory. Recent edited volumes include the Cambridge Companion to Lacan (2003) and the Palgrave Advances to Joyce Studies (2004).
Page Richards has a Ph.D. from Harvard and has taught at Boston University and Harvard. Currently, she is an Assistant Professor at the University of Hong Kong, specializing in American literature, drama, and creative writing. She has published poems and essays on drama, American poetry, and humor.
Daniel A. Siedell is curator of the Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He is the editor of Weldon Kees and the Arts at Midcentury (University of Nebraska Press, 2004) and Enrique Martinez Celaya: The October Cycle, 2000-2002.
Alyson Tischler received a Ph.D. in English from the University of Michigan. Her dissertation studied the marketing of literary modernism and focused particularly on Gertrude Stein. Her interests in marketing have led her to a career outside of academia. Currently, she is a researcher at Harris Interactive, a market research company.
Michele K. Troy is Assistant Professor of English in Hillyer College at the University of Hartford. She teaches British literature and has published articles on James Joyce, May Sinclair, and Oliver...