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Ab out the Authors Nancy Welch is Professor of English at the University of Vermont where she helped lead the drive to unionize faculty and where she is active in regional labor solidarity. She is author of Getting Restless: Rethinking Revision in Writing Instruction (Boynton Cook 1997), The Road from Prosperity: Stories (Southern Methodist UP 2005), and Living Room: Teaching Public Writing in a Privatized World (Boynton Cook 2008) as well as co-editor of The Dissertation and Discipline: Reinventing Composition Studies (Boynton Cook 2002). Her articles have appeared in College English, College Composition and Communication, JAC, and Pedagogy, and her short stories have appeared in such journals as Ploughshares and Prairie Schooner. In 2010 she received College English’s Richard Ohmann Award for “‘We’re Here and We’re Not Going Anywhere’: Why Working-Class Rhetorical Practices Still Matter.” Tony Scott is Associate Professor in the Writing Program at Syracuse University, where he is also Director of Undergraduate Studies. His scholarship includes Dangerous Writing: Understanding the Political Economy of Composition (Utah State UP 2009) and the collection he coedited with Marc Bousquet and Leo Parascondola, Tenured Bosses and Disposable Teachers: Writing Instruction in the Managed University (Southern Illinois UP 2004). In 2014, Tony and co-author Lil Brannon won the Richard Braddock award for “Democracy, Struggle, and the Praxis of Assessment.” Susan Naomi Bernstein’s most recent book is Teaching Developmental Writing, 4e (Bedford/St. Martin’s). She also writes the blog “Beyond the Basics” for Bedford’s Bits: Ideas for Teaching Composition. She has published in Journal of Basic Writing, Modern Language Studies, and elsewhere, and her essay on lessons from Hurricane Sandy appears in Reflections: A Journal of Public Rhetoric, Writing, and Service Learning. Susan currently is a lecturer at Arizona State University in Tempe and co-coordinates the Stretch Program Lil Brannon is Professor of English at the University of North Carolina Charlotte (UNC Charlotte), where she directs the UNC Charlotte Writing Project, a site of the National Writing Project. Her latest book, with Michelle Comstock and Mary Ann Cain, is Composing Public Space: Teaching Writing in the Face of Private Interests. With Tony Scott she received College Composition and Communication’s Richard Braddock Award for “Democracy, Struggle, and the Praxis of Assessment.” Mary Ann Cain is Professor of English and affiliated faculty of Women’s Studies at Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne. She has published two books of scholarship, most recently Composing Public Space: Teaching Writing in the Face of Private Interests (Heinemann-Boynton/Cook 2010), along with articles in journals such as College Composition and Communication and College English as well as book chapters in several collections. Her literary work includes a novel, Down From Moonshine (13th Moon Press 2009) and dozens of short stories and essays in literary journals such as The North American Review, The Denver Quarterly, and Bitter Oleander. Her latest nonfiction book focuses on the legacy of artist-teacher-activist Dr. Margaret Burroughs, co-founder of the South Side Community Arts Center and the DuSable Museum of African American History in Chicago. 230   A bout the Authors Elyse Eidman-Aadahl is Executive Director of the National Writing Project (NWP). Co-author of Because Digital Writing Matters and Writing for a Change: Boosting Literacy and Learning through Social Action (Jossey-Bass 2010 and 2008), she is also co-founder of NWP’s Digital Is project and community (supported by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation’s Digital Media and Learning Initiative) and founder of the DML’s Youth and Participatory Politics research network. As a founding member of the Connected Learning Alliance, she helped establish the YOUmedia Learning Labs network, the Make to Learn Initiative, and Educating for Democracy in a Digital Age. Tom Fox is Professor of English at California State University, Chico (CSU, Chico) and Associate Director, Site Development for National Writing Project. At the National Writing Project he and his colleagues have led programs on diversity and equity. Currently, he is co-leader of a program serving high-need secondary schools in rural areas. At CSU, Chico, Fox teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in rhetoric and composition, and has administered a variety of writing programs. He is the author of The Social Uses of Writing (Ablex 1990) and Defending Access (Heinemann 1999) and co-editor of Writing With (SUNY 1994). He has written articles and book chapters on race, the politics of writing instruction , institutional change, and other related topics. Chris W. Gallagher is Associate...


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