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Neil M. Coleman is a professional geologist and an adjunct geophysics instructor at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown. He served as a senior staff scientist (retired) with the Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards at the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. He is lead author for a chapter in the 2009 book Megaflooding on Earth and Mars (Cambridge University Press) and has just published a paper in the Journal of Geophysical Research, entitled "Hydrographs of a Martian Flood from a Breached Crater Lake, with Insights about Flow Calculations, Channel Erosion Rates, and Chasma Growth."

Valerie M. Joyce is a professor in the Theatre Department at Villanova University. Her professional credits include work with many regional theaters around Philadelphia, such as the Arden Theatre Company and Opera Delaware, and productions of original work in the NYC and Philadelphia Fringe Festivals. For information or to experience I Will Speak for Myself, please contact

Uldis Kaktins is emeritus associate professor of geology at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown whose primary research interests are in hydrology and geomorphology. He has a specific interest in the floods of Johnstown and has both published and given numerous talks on the subject for professional geologic organizations.

Julianne L. Kornacki conducts independent research at the University of Pennsylvania. Her recent work has focused on gender, foreign policy, and immigrant labor in early twentieth-century Philadelphia.

Anthony Julius Scibilia is an undergraduate history major at Slippery Rock University who will be pursuing a master's degree in education. Julius Vogel was his grandfather, and learning of his discovery greatly influenced his desire to pursue an education in history.

Carrie Davis Todd is assistant professor of biology and geology at Baldwin Wallace University. Her research interests focus on surface water and related processes. Her most recent projects involve investigating the impacts of acid mine drainage on macro-invertebrates. [End Page 477]

Karol K. Weaver, associate professor of history at Susquehanna University, offers courses on American history, women's history, and the history of medicine. Her first book, Medical Revolutionaries: The Enslaved Healers of Eighteenth-Century Saint Domingue, was published by the University of Illinois Press in 2006. In 2011 her book, Medical Caregiving and Identity in Pennsylvania's Anthracite Region, 1880-2000, was published by Penn State Press.

Stephanie Wojno is a master's student at Northwest Missouri State University with an emphasis in geographic information science. She received her BS in geology from the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown in 2006. Her research interests include geovisualization, spatial analysis, and remote sensing. [End Page 478]



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