George Diekhoff earned the Ph.D. in experimental psychology from Texas Christian University in 1977. He is currently Professor and Chair of the Midwestern State University Psychology Department. His research interests focus on applied problems in organizational and educational settings.
Tom Drake teaches courses in the University of Idaho's English Department and Core program. His courses integrate critical thinking and composition as well as examining the history, validity, and relevance of empiricism to students'civic lives (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Deanne Gute is a writing specialist at the University of Northern Iowa Center for Academic Achievement, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls (email@example.com).
Gary Gute is an assistant professor in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Crystale M. Marsh earned the Ph.D. in counseling psychology from Indiana State University in 2007. She is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology at Mississippi State University. Research interests include diversity, specifically the intersection of gender and social class as well as individual definitions of success.
Michael O'Rourke is an associate professor in the Department of Philosophy, University of Idaho, Moscow. He contributed to the task force that designed the university's integrative general education program. Current projects include developing agent communication languages for autonomous vehicles and the National Science Foundation's "Improving Communication in Cross-Disciplinary Collaboration" (email@example.com). [End Page v]
Dean Panttaja is a professor of theater design, technology, and management at the University of Idaho. Currently he serves as the chair of the Theatre and Film Department and as artistic director of the Idaho Repertory Theatre, which is a professional theater company in residence at the university (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Ivan Peterson is a lecturer in the Department of Philosophy, University of Idaho, Moscow. With a background in history, philosophy, and classics, he thrives in the interdisciplinary Core program, where he teaches "The Monsters We Make" and "The Sacred Journey." He studies Italian rapier in his free time (email@example.com).
Michael A. Vandehey earned the Ph.D. in counseling psychology from Indiana State University in 1999. He is currently an Associate Professor of Psychology and Director of Training in the Midwestern State University Psychology Department. Research interests include applied problems in education and career development. [End Page vi]