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Notes on Contributors Richard W. Bailey is a member of the DSNA Executive Board and a Professor of English at the University of Michigan. Later this year, his book Nineteenth Century Englhh will be published by the University of Michigan Press. Robert K. Barnhart is Editor-in-Chief of Barnhart Books. He edits the World Book Dictionary, the Barnhart dictionaries ofNew English, the American Heritage Dictionary of Science, and the Barnhart Dictionary of Abbreviations. He was managing editor ofthe Thorndike-Barnhart school dictionaries and is currently editing the Fourth Barnhart Dictionary ofNew Engluh. He is a consultant to both the Oxford University Press and the OED. Jeffrey Ford is Associate Professor ofEnglish at Cleveland State University where he teaches Milton, Renaissance literature, and the introductory course on language in the English major program. His current research is focused on the interrelationships between science and the arts in the Renaissance. William Frawley is Professor and Chair of the Department of Linguistics at the University of Delaware. He is also Professor of English and Director of the Program in Cognitive Science. Recent publications include Lexical Semantics (Erlbaum 1992). His Vygotsky and Cognitive Science will be published soon by Harvard University Press. His continuing interest in lexicography manifests itself in his management of a forum on theory and practice in dictionary making (Dictionaries 1992-1993) and in several articles on the relationship between semantics and lexicography and the application of text and discourse theory to dictionaries. E.W. Gilman is a senior editor and the director of defining at Merriam-Webster, Inc. He was principal editor of Merriam-Webster's Dictionary ofUsage (1989). He has spent the last 37 years of his life learning to be a lexicographer. Michael Hancher is a professor of English at the University of Minnesota. He has presented five papers on the history and theory of dictionary illustration to the biennial meetings of the DSNA. Author of The Illustrations to the "Alice" Books, he has published essays about Lewis Carroll, Robert Browning, and the Pre-Raphaelite artists John Everett Millais and William Holman Hunt, as well as many articles on speech-act theory, pragmatics, and the law. Notes on Contributors271 Kenneth C. Hill is Director of the Hopi Dictionary Project in the Bureau of Applied Research in Anthropology at the University of Arizona, Tucson. From 1965 to 1985, he was a faculty member in the Department of Linguistics at the University of Michigan and served as Chairman for a five-year term. His doctoral dissertation (UCLA, 1967) was on Serrano, a Uto-Aztecan language of California. Beginning in 1974, with Jane H. Hill, he did extensive work in Mexico on Mexicano, the present-day Aztec language. This resulted in, among other publications , a book, SpeakingMexicano (University ofArizona Press, 1986). The work on Hopi continues his long-term involvement with Uto-Aztecan linguistics . Donald M. Lance is Professor Emeritus of English at the University of Missouri. His research and publications have been in SpanishEnglish bilingualism and, more recently, in language variation. He is the editor of the Missouri Folklore SocietyJournal. Also, he edited an expanded edition ofJohn S. Kenyon's American Pronunciation, soon to be available from the George Wahr Publishing Company in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He served on the advisory board of Webster's New World Dictionary for YoungAdults (Prentice-Hall, 1992). Anatoly Liberman is Professor of Germanic Philology at the University of Minnesota. He emigrated to the U.S. from Russia in 1975 having earned his Candidate in Philosophy (= Ph.D.), 1965, and Doctor of Philosophy (= German/French habilitation) , 1972, entitling its bearer to full professorship. His areas ofspecialization are Germanic linguistics, medieval literature, folklore, European structuralism, 19th-century Russian poetry, and poetic translation. He has about 300 publications, including e.g., Germanic Accentology (1982) and editions of Vladimir Popp, R.S. Trubetzkoy, and Stefan Einarsson. His main current project is a new etymological dictionary of English. AJ. Meier is an Assistant Professor in the English Department at the University of Northern Iowa where she teaches theoretical and applied linguistics. She has a Ph.D. in linguistics from the University of Vienna where she taught in the English Department for eleven years. Her research interests are reflected...


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