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Rebecca Brittenham is professor of English at Indiana University, South Bend. She is the coauthor of Key Words for Academic Writers (2004), a dictionary of academic literacy, and coeditor of the anthology Making Sense: Readings for Writers (2005). Her recent work on the role of student employment, "The Interference Narrative and the Real Value of Student Work," is in College Composition and Communication (February 2017). Her previous research on the impact of 1960s countercultural politics on composition studies appeared in College English and JAC. She has also published on the scholarship of teaching in the Journal of Developmental Education and in Excellence in Teaching: Narratives from Award-Winning Faculty (forthcoming, 2017).

Joyce Olewski Inman is assistant professor and director of composition at the University of Southern Mississippi. Her research interests include basic writing pedagogies and assessment, literacy politics, and the ways space and locale influence writers and their texts.

Deborah E. Kaplan is the author of Jane Austen among Women (1992) and several articles on women writers, Restoration comedies in performance, professional issues, and hoarding. She has recently retired from George Mason University's English department.

Ruth Kaplan is associate professor of English at Quinnipiac University. She teaches courses on the literature of the English Renaissance, especially Shakespeare's works. Her research focuses on humanism, the history of reading, and the poetry and poetics of the period; recent work can be found in Spenser Studies.

Caitlin Kelly is a full-time lecturer in the Department of English at Case Western Reserve University, where she teaches undergraduate writing in topic-focused seminars. She has designed and taught courses in academic writing and research, multimodal composition, and writing about literature and has extensive experience working in writing and communication centers. In her teaching and tutoring, she brings a multimodal approach to the writing process, using visual and oral communication exercises and digital tools and platforms to help students become more effective writers. [End Page 181]

Robert McGill is associate professor of English at the University of Toronto. He is the author of two novels, The Mysteries (2004) and Once We Had a Country (2013), as well as a nonfiction book, The Treacherous Imagination: Intimacy, Ethics, and Autobiographical Fiction (2013). His 2015 article "The Place of Biographical Interpretation in Fiction Workshops" was published in New Writing: The International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing.

Erin McLaughlin is associate teaching professor at the University of Notre Dame, where she teaches multimedia writing courses, directs a media literacy camp for local youth, and serves as editor of a multimodal journal of first-year writing. Her research and teaching interests explore the intersections of media, literacy, identity, and community.

Connie Snyder Mick teaches community-based courses on writing, rhetoric, poverty, gender, and ethical leadership. She presents nationally and publishes on a wide range of topics, such as teaching writing through technology, teaching poverty and privilege through writing, and the development of multiple literacies in English language learners through service learning and civic engagement. She directed university writing centers for ten years. She is the author of Poverty/Privilege: A Reader for Writers (2015) and has a second textbook forthcoming, Good Writing: An Argument Rhetoric and Reader for Writers. She is a past member of the CCCC's Committee for Effective Practices in Online Writing Instruction.

Noor Naga is a graduate of the University of Toronto's MA program in creative writing. Her fiction explores themes of diasporic identity, as well as third-culture-hood in the Middle East. It has been featured in literary magazines such as the Puritan, the Hart House Review, Muftah, and the Sultan's Seal.

Matthew J. Nunes is visiting assistant professor at Miami University Middletown in Ohio, where he teaches workplace writing, technical writing, and composition and rhetoric. His research interests include writing pedagogy, the history of composition and rhetoric, and genre theory. His scholarly work has also appeared in Rhetoric Review. He received his PhD in rhetoric and composition from Ohio University. [End Page 182]

Kimberly O'Neill is associate professor of English and women's and gender studies at Quinnipiac University. She teaches courses in immigrant and minority writers and literature of the Americas, focusing...


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