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Jenny C. Bledsoe is a PhD candidate in English at Emory University specializing in medieval literature, book history, and gender studies. She is completing her dissertation on the early thirteenth-century Katherine Group, its manuscript context, and reception history.

Ellen C. Carillo is associate professor of English at the University of Connecticut and the writing coordinator at its Waterbury campus. She is the author of Securing a Place for Reading in Composition: The Importance of Teaching for Transfer (2015), A Writer’s Guide to Mindful Reading (2017), and Teaching Readers in Post-truth America (2018).

Ricia Anne Chansky is professor of literature at the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez. She is coeditor of the scholarly journal a/b: Auto/Biography Studies and editor of the new Routledge Auto/Biography Studies book series. She coedited The Routledge Auto/Biography Studies Reader (2015) and edited two volumes, Auto/Biography in the Americas: Relational Lives (2016) and Auto/Biography across the Americas: Transnational Themes in Life Writing (2016). In the 2018–19 academic year she will be leading a large-scale public humanities project on Hurricane María in conjunction with the Voice of Witness program and the Humanities Action Lab. She has previous and forthcoming publications on auto/biography studies, diaspora studies, disaster studies, feminist rhetorics and gender studies, new American studies, pedagogy, social justice, transnational studies, and visual culture.

Dashielle Horn is director of the Learning Center and assistant director of college writing at Purchase College, State University of New York, where she teaches first-year writing and composition pedagogy. She is also a doctoral candidate in the Department of English at Lehigh University. She is completing a dissertation project titled “‘Preferring the Single State’: Representations of Spinsterhood in Eighteenth-Century British Novels.” Her work has appeared in the Jane Austen Journal: Persuasions.

Stefanie Dennis Hunker is professor and the digital resources librarian in the Browne Popular Culture Library (BPCL). She holds a master’s degree in library science from the State University of New York at Buffalo and a bachelor of music degree in music history from the Ohio State University. She has been employed at Bowling Green State University since 1995. Her responsibilities include the maintenance and development of the BPCL web-site, cataloging items in various material formats, organization and processing special collections and their respective finding aids, and instruction with the School of Cultural and Critical Studies. Additionally, she is a former US Marine and a Gulf War veteran.

Amy J. Lueck is assistant professor at Santa Clara University. She researches and teaches writing and rhetoric, focusing particularly on archival research and histories of rhetorical instruction and practice in American high schools and colleges.

Nadia Nasr is librarian and director of archives and special collections at Santa Clara University. She cultivates and studies transformative learning experiences generated by primary research, collaborating with the faculty and undergraduate students who use archival, special, and digital collections.

Jolie A. Sheffer is associate professor of English and American culture studies at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio. She also serves as director of the Institute for the Study of Culture and Society, an interdisciplinary public humanities center. She teaches courses in American literature and popular culture since the Civil War, multiethnic American literature, American studies, and literary theory and cultural studies. She is the author of The Romance of Race: Incest, Miscegenation, and Multiculturalism in the United States, 1880–1930 (2013). She is currently at work on a book about Karen Tei Yamashita.

Craig Stroupe is associate professor at the University of Minnesota Duluth, where he teaches courses in the Digital Writing, Literature, and Design program and serves as director of graduate studies for the English MA Program. Previously, he taught creative writing at Kansas State University and was associate director of the eCampus at San José State University in the Silicon Valley. He earned his MA in creative writing and PhD in American literature from Florida State University.

Kyle Sebastian Vitale is assistant director for Faculty Teaching Initiatives at the Yale Center for Teaching and Learning, where he teaches workshops and roundtables on pedagogy. He earned his PhD in English at the University of Delaware...


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