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Jacqueline Emery is Assistant Professor of English and Chair of the Liberal Arts Department at Moore College of Art and Design in Philadelphia. Her current project examines the cross-cultural exchange between ethnic American writers in the periodical press at the turn of the twentieth century.

Jessica Isaac is a PhD student in Critical and Cultural Studies at the University of Pittsburgh, pursuing research on the writing of children and adolescents. She earned her MA in English at the University of Kansas in 2009.

Spencer D. C. Keralis is a Council on Library and Information Resources Postdoctoral Research Associate with the University of North Texas Libraries. His current research projects focus on representations of children and animals in antebellum American literature and material culture and on the implications of social media, digital curation, and data management for the future of the humanities.

Karen Li Miller is Visiting Assistant Professor of American Studies at Trinity College in Hartford. She is currently working on a project that explores representations of Chinese children in American culture.

Courtney Weikle-Mills is an assistant professor at the University of Pittsburgh, where she specializes in early American children’s literature and culture. Her book, Imaginary Citizens: Child Readers and the Limits of American Independence, 1640–1868, is forthcoming from Johns Hopkins University Press, and she has published articles in Early American Literature and the Oxford Handbook to Children’s Literature (2010).

Henrietta Rix Wood is a lecturer in the English Department of the University of Missouri—Kansas City and teaches courses in writing, literature, and women’s and gender studies. Her work has appeared in Rhetoric Review and will be featured in a collection of essays from the 2011 Feminisms and Rhetorics Conference, forthcoming in 2013 from Cambridge Scholars Press. She also is a co-editor of a prospective anthology about the history of composition and rhetoric in normal colleges and secondary schools from 1839 to 1969 in the United States. [End Page 225]



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