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Suzy Anger is assistant professor of English at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. She has published articles on nineteenth-century literature, has edited a forthcoming collection of essays on knowing the Victorians, and is completing a book on Victorian hermeneutics.

David Bartholomae is professor and chair of English at the University of Pittsburgh, where he teaches freshman composition, undergraduate literature courses, and graduate courses in composition and rhetoric, including the teaching seminar. In 1995 he won the University Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Award, and he is active on committees and advisory councils in support of undergraduate teaching. With Jean Ferguson Carr, he edits the University of Pittsburgh Press series Composition, Literacy, and Culture.

Dale Bauer is professor of English and women’s studies at the University of Kentucky. She has taught American literature and culture, feminist pedagogy, and the “rhetoric of teaching.” Her books include Feminist Dialogics: A Theory of Failed Community (1988), Edith Wharton’s Brave New Politics (1994), edited collections on M. M. Bakhtin and Charlotte Perkins Gilman, and the forthcoming Cambridge Companion to Nineteenth-Century American Women’s Writing (with Phil Gould).

Laurie Bower is a Ph.D. candidate in rhetoric and composition at the University of Nevada, Reno, where she has taught composition and served as English 1 coordinator.

Jeffrey P. Cain is assistant professor of English at Sacred Heart University, where he directs the Freshman Communications Program and teaches first-year composition, research writing, and literary nonfiction. His research interests include postmodern theory, writing across the curriculum, and the history of rhetoric and semiotics.

Marcel Cornis-Pope is professor and chair of English at Virginia Commonwealth University. His teaching and research interests focus on contemporary literary theory, narratology, postmodern fiction, and cultural theory. He has received a Fulbright teaching grant (1983–85), an Andrew Mellon Faculty Fellowship at Harvard University (1987–88), the VCU College of Humanities and Sciences Scholarship Award (1991), and the Council of Editors of Learned Journals’ Phoenix Award for Distinguished Editorial Achievement (1996). His book Narrative Innovation and Cultural Rewriting in the Cold War Era and After is forthcoming.

Joshua Fausty is a Ph.D. candidate at Rutgers University. His dissertation, “Essaying Ethics: Reading, Writing, and Pedagogy” (under contract with St. Martin’s Press), explores the transformative power of essay writing as an ethical practice that can contribute important insights to a new critical pedagogy. In fall 2001 he begins teaching writing and literature in the Department of English at Kingsborough Community College/the City University of New York in Brooklyn.

Tom Kerr is assistant professor of English at Ithaca College. He wrote “Ways of Reading as Signifying Regime of Signs” while directing the Writing Program at Long Island University Brooklyn Campus, where he was on the faculty from 1998 to 2001. His essay on the rhetorical and ideological functions of workplace emotions is slated to appear in Laura Micciche and Dale Jacob’s A Way to Move: Rhetorics of Emotion and Composition Studies (now under review for Boynton/Cook’s composition series Crosscurrents). Rhetorical theory and cultural studies converge in his book in progress, America’s Most Maligned: The Rhetorical Foundations of the Prison Industrial Complex.

Bonnie L. Kyburz is assistant professor of English and writing program coordinator at Utah Valley State College. She is working with several colleagues to generate a collection of essays exploring the roles of faith in rhetorical training. She is interested in cultural studies, cinematic rhetoric, and interdisciplinarity and seeks to integrate these interests into her composition curriculum. She has recently begun publishing her creative work. Three of her poems, “Placebo,” “Skyrats,” and “Tinnitus” will appear in the upcoming issue of The Louisiana Review.

Sue Lonoff is senior associate of the Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning at Harvard University, where she developed a cross-disciplinary program for responding effectively to student writing. She is also a member of the Harvard Extension School faculty. Her most recent book is a critical edition of Charlotte and Emily Brontë’s Belgian Essays (1996).

Susan Miller is professor of English and a member of the faculty of the University Writing Program at the University of Utah, as well as an advisor for the Salt Lake...


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