Sidney P. Albert, Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at California State University, Los Angeles, a founding member of the International Shaw Society, and member of the ISS Advisory Committee, and a former member of the SHAW editorial board, has amassed two extensive Shaw Collections, one of which reposes at Brown University. He is the author of many essays on Shaw, with special emphasis on Major Barbara.
John A. Bertolini teaches Shakespeare, dramatic literature and film at Middlebury College, where he is the Ellis Professor of the Liberal Arts. He has written The Playwrighting Self of Bernard Shaw, edited Shaw and Other Playwrights, and introduced and annotated two collections of Shaw’s plays for Barnes & Noble, Man and Superman and Three Other Plays, and Pygmalion and Three Other Plays. He is a member of the International Shaw Society Advisory Committee.
Charles A. Carpenter is Professor Emeritus of English at Binghamton University. He is the author of Bernard Shaw & the Art of Destroying Ideals: The Early Plays and Modern Drama Scholarship and Criticism [1966-1990]: An International Bibliography (2 vols.). He was a founding member of the International Shaw Society. His latest projects are a series of “downloadable bibliographies” on Shaw and several other modern dramatists.
Miriam M. Chirico is Assistant Professor of English at Eastern Connecticut State University. Her interest in comedy has led to articles on Wendy Wasserstein, Beth Henley, and John Leguizamo. Most recently she has published on Eugene O’Neill.
Leonard Conolly is Professor of English at Trent University, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, a Corresponding Scholar of the Shaw Festival, and a founding and Advisory Committee member of the International Shaw Society. His most recent book is Bernard Shaw and Barry Jackson (2002), a volume in the Selected Correspondence of Bernard Shaw series (University of Toronto Press), for which he also serves as General Editor.
MaryAnn K. Crawford, Associate Professor of English and Director of the Basic Writing/Writing Center Programs at Central Michigan University, [End Page 296] is co-general editor of the SHAW, was associate editor since 1999, and was one of the founding members of the International Shaw Society. In addition to her work on SHAW, she researches, writes, and publishes on a variety of literary, linguistic, and literacy issues.
Frank Duba is a visiting Assistant Professor at Queens College, City University of New York. He specializes in British literature of the nineteenth and early twentieth century. His research interests include prefaces and other paratextual forms.
Bernard F. Dukore, University Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Theatre Arts and Humanities at Virginia Tech, has directed plays and written numerous books and articles on modern drama and theater. His most recent production is Arms and the Man (2001). His most recent books are Shaw’s Theater (2000) and Sam Peckinpah’s Feature Films (1999). He was a founding member of the International Shaw Society and serves on its Advisory Committee.
Howard Ira Einsohn is a former director of the Jean Burr Smith Library at Middlesex Community College (Middletown, CT) and currently an adjunct instructor in the college’s English department. A past contributor to SHAW, his research focuses on Shaw in relation to thinkers like Erich Fromm, Friedrich Nietzsche, and Paul Ricoeur who share similar perspectives on life and living. When he is not teaching, grading papers, or basking in the joys of grandfathering, he is busy at work on Counsels of Impropriety: Shaw, Nietzsche, and the Ethics of Immoralism, which he hopes to finish before his new grandson is old enough to enroll in one of his classes. Mr. Einsohn credits Alfred Turco, Jr.—both the man and the brilliant teacher—with inspiring and nourishing his enduring interest in GBS.
Vicki R. Kennell, a graduate of Wheaton College, Ohio State University, and Purdue University, has taught both university and elementary school classes. Her publications and research interests include Literature, English as a Second Language, and Education.
Dan H. Laurence, author of Bernard Shaw: A Bibliography, editor of Shaw’s Collected Letters and Shaw’s Music and Editorial Supervisor of Bernard Shaw: Collected Plays with Their Prefaces, was Literary and Dramatic Advisor to the Shaw Estate from 1973 to 1990 and honorary founding and...