Alan Berkowitz is Associate Professor of Chinese and Chair of Asian Studies at Swarthmore College. He recently published Patterns of Disengagement: The Practice and Portrayal of Reclusion in Early Medieval China (Stanford UP, 2000).
Roland A. Champagne, Professor of Foreign Languages and Literatures at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, and the author of numerous studies of twentieth-century French literary and cultural theorists, is presently working on a book about the ethics of Hannah Arendt and its insights into the biographies of Antoine de St. Exupéry and Charles de Gaulle.
Jane Davis is Associate Professor of English at Iowa State University. She was a Mellon Fellow in the Africana Studies and Research Center at Cornell University, and is the author of The White Image in the Black Mind: A Study of African American Literature (Greenwood, 2000).
Tayeb El-Hibri is Assistant Professor of Judaic and Near Eastern Studies at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, and the author of Reinterpreting Islamic Historiography: Harun al-Rashid and the Narrative of the Abbasid Caliphate (Cambridge UP, 2000).
James V. Fenelon teaches Sociology and Race Relations at California State University, San Bernardino, and is an enrolled Lakota/Dakota at Standing Rock Indian Reservation. He has taught in many East Asian and Caribbean countries, in addition to extensive work in diverse cultures in the Americas, and enjoys working on sociopolitical identity issues in a variety of disciplines.
Claudia Hoffer Gosselin is a lecturer in French at California State University, Long Beach. She teaches French language, literature, and translation classes, and is the editor of the Translators' French Quarter, a journal published by the CSU-Long Beach Department of Romance, German, and Russian Languages and Literatures.
Helynne Hollstein Hansen is Associate Professor of Language at Western State College of Colorado.
Graham Russell Hodges is Professor of History at Colgate University. He is the author of Root and Branch: African Americans in New York and East [End Page 774] Jersey 1613-1863 (U of North Carolina P, 1999) and David Ruggles: Black Apostle of Freedom (U of North Carolina P, forthcoming).
Maxine Borowsky Junge is Professor Emerita from Loyola Marymount University, where she was Chair of the Marital and Family Therapy (Clinical Art Therapy) Department for many years. She is currently a faculty member in the Psychology and Counseling graduate program at Goddard College. In addition to numerous articles on feminism, she is the author of A History of Art Therapy in the United States (American Art Therapy Association, 1994) and Creative Realities: The Search for Meaning (UP of America, 1998).
Ann Larabee is Associate Professor of American Thought and Language at Michigan State University. She is the author of Decade of Disaster (U of Illinois P, 2000) as well as numerous works on women's theater and drama.
Jonathan Levin is Associate Professor of English at Fordham University. He is the author of The Poetics of Transition: Emerson, Pragmatism, and American Literary Modernism (Duke UP, 1999), and is currently writing on American literary naturism and ecocriticism.
Deborah Martinson is Associate Professor of English at Occidental College. Her scholarly interest focuses on the theoretical intersections of auto/biography and literature, and she is presently working on a biography of Lillian Hellman.
Mary Grimley Mason, Professor of English Emerita, Emmanuel College, is a Resident Scholar at Brandeis University's Women's Studies Research Center. Her most recent work is Life Prints: A Memoir of Healing and Discovery (Feminist Press, 2000), and she is currently working on a book of oral narratives of disabled women's life and work experience.
Elizabeth McCutcheon is Professor of English Emerita at the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa. She is the author of a monograph on Thomas More's Utopia, has coedited a collection of essays on Utopia that was published as a special double issue of Moreana, and was the North American editor of the Acta from the tenth International Congress of Neo-Latin Studies (Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2000). Her current research includes studies of Thomas More and Erasmus; women's writing in early modern England; early modern English utopian fictions; and a critical edition of William Bullein's Dialogue against the Fever...