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Elizabeth Adams

Elizabeth Adams is an associate professor and director of the Liberal Studies Program at California State University, Northridge. She holds a Ph.D. in folklore and mythology from UCLA and also has degrees in English and history. Her primary research interest is tourism and the built environment. Prior to her current appointment she taught in the Anthropology Department at CSUN.
elizabeth.t.adams@csun.edu

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Katherine L. Adams

Katherine Adams is a professor of communication at California State University, Fresno. She studied communication at the University of Wyoming, followed by doctoral work at the University of Utah. Her interests include interpersonal communication, communication theory and ethnographic methods. She writes and teaches in the areas of personal and social relationships, small group communication, communication theory, and teaching innovations.
kathya@csufresno.edu

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Mary Allen
·Book Review
·Viewpoints

Mary Allen is a professor of psychology at California State University, Bakersfield. In addition, she has directed CSUB's assessment and faculty development centers and the CSU Institute for Teaching and Learning.
mallen@csub.edu

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J. Theodore Anagnoson

J. Theodore Anagnoson has taught at California State University, Los Angeles for the past 20 years; he has also taught at the University of California, Santa Barbara, Alfred University, and the Universities of Canterbury and Waikato in New Zealand. He has over 20 publications and 4 National Science Foundation grants among his 20 grants and contracts. A former long-term (9 years) chair of the CSULA Department of Political Science, he was chair of the Cal State LA academic senate (2002-04), a member of the CSU academic senate CSU and of the ITL advisory board.
tanagno@calstatela.edu

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Manuel P. Arriaga

Manuel P. Arriaga is assistant professor of philosophy at California State University, San Marcos. Earning his M.A. from Ateneo de Manila University (Philippines) and his Ph.D. from Duquesne University (Pittsburgh), he previously taught at La Roche College, Carlow College, and Ateneo de Davao University (Philippines). His interests include non-Western philosophy, ancient Greek philosophy, philosophy of religion, and contemporary Continental philosophy.
marriaga@csusm.edu

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María V. Balderrama

María V. Balderrama, Ph.D., has more than 25 years of service in public education. Her research and writing focus in the applied sociology of education focuses on social justice, bilingual and multicultural education and teacher preparation. She has worked extensively with teachers, parents and adolescents in creating humane and equitable conditions for teaching and learning, and has published and been recognized widely in her field.
maria@csusb.edu

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David A. Ball

David A. Ball (M.A., California State University, Dominguez Hills) is currently working with Dr. James Cooper as a research assistant, statistics consultant, and co-editor for an upcoming book on small-group instruction in higher education. David received both his baccalaureate and master's degrees from California State University, Dominguez Hills in psychology and behavioral sciences with a specialization in negotiation and conflict management.

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Ian Barnard

Ian Barnard is assistant professor of English and a fellow in the Teachers for a New Era program at California State University, Northridge. His previous articles on pedagogy have been published in the journals Feminist Teacher, Radical Teacher, and Issues in Writing.
ian.barnard@csun.edu

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Jeffrey R. Bell

Dr. Jeffrey Bell is a professor of biology at California State University, Chico. His current research focuses on population biology of native animal species in Northern California, in particular, the native fish species. He was a co-author of the Biolabs simulations and is currently co-editor of the Merlot Biology Editorial Board.
jbell@csuchico.edu

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Tom Bensky

Tom Bensky received his B.S. in physics from California State University, Northridge in 1993, and his Ph.D. from the University of Virginia in 1998. His Ph.D. work involved using ultrafast lasers to study the dynamics of atomic electrons. He joined the faculty at California State University, Hayward in the fall of 1999, where he is an assistant professor of physics. His research interests include lasers and optics, as well the use of technology in teaching.

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Arthur Asa Berger

Arthur Asa Berger is professor of broadcast and electronic communication arts at San Francisco State University, where he has taught since 1965. He has published more than 100 articles and 40 books (many of which he has illustrated) on media, popular culture, and everyday life. Among his recent books are Media and Communication Research Methods; Ads, Fads and Consumer Culture; Jewish Jesters; and Postmortem for a Postmodernist. His books have been translated into Chinese, Korean, Italian, German, Swedish, and Indonesian.
aberger@sfsu.edu
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Robert E. Bleicher

Robert E Bleicher received a B.A. in chemistry (with honors) from the University of California, Davis in 1972 and a Ph.D. in educational psychology from U.C. Santa Barbara in 1993. He taught elementary school and high school science for many years. He has been a teacher educator at universities in Australia and the United States. Dr. Bleicher's research focuses on how teachers and students communicate during classroom instruction. He has applied his research findings to improve science instruction in schools. Dr Bleicher's vision for education in the new millennium embraces a hands-on minds-on curriculum to help students develop effective communication skills and multicultural sensitivity.
Bob.Bleicher@csuci.edu

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Elaine M. Blyler

Elaine Blyler is a full-time lecturer in the Department of Family Environmental Sciences at CSU Northridge. Although her primary role is to direct an accredited internship program leading to the M.S. degree and registration as a registered dietitian, she also leads a graduate seminar, teaches undergraduate courses, provides advisement, and participates in faculty governance. She spent a semester in Sydney, Australia, working on a project to determine the effects of puberty on resting energy expenditure in adolescent girls with cystic fibrosis.
Elaine.blyler@csun.edu

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Richard Boyd

Richard Boyd, associate professor in the Department of Rhetoric and Writing Studies and co-director of the Interdisciplinary Experimental Curriculum at San Diego State University, has long been interested in the investigation of pedagogical practice. His scholarly work concerns controversies surrounding grading, student resistance to faculty classroom agendas, and negotiation of power between teacher and students in the writing classroom. He also has served as the director of composition at both San Diego State University and the University of California, Riverside, and has been involved in faculty development programs at both institutions, including offering talks, seminars, and workshops for faculty.

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Victor Brajer

Victor Brajer is an associate professor of economics at California State University, Fullerton. He teaches in the areas of microeconomics, environmental economics and international economics. His current research deals with assessing and analyzing the benefits of environmental improvements, and he has studied the health-related benefits of meeting air quality standards throughout California, as well as in the major urban areas of China.
vbrajer@fullerton.edu

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Katherine Brown

Katherine Brown received her Ph.D. in communication from UC San Diego. Combining activity theory and ethnomethodology, her work emphasizes the impact of digital media and multimedia design, as well as the uses of the Internet. She is interested in collaboration involving interdisciplinary engagement and other forms of diversity among participants. Her longstanding interest in technology informs her research and teaching, including the design of team-based course projects.
kbrown@csusm.edu

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Vince Buck

Vince Buck is a professor of political science at California State University, Fullerton, where he has worked since 1974. Always active in university affairs, he is a member of the CSU academic senate and has chaired the Fullerton academic senate. He has also been active in local elections and served on a number of Fullerton and Orange County commissions and advisory committees.
vbuck@fullerton.edu

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Alyson R. Buckman

Alyson R. Buckman, Ph.D., is an assistant professor in the Department of Humanities and Religious Studies at California State University, Sacramento. Her area of special interest is contemporary American studies, and she teaches film, multicultural America, and American space and identity. Her publications and presentations include work on Octavia Butler, Marge Piercy, Alice Walker, Meridel LeSueur, Buffy: the Vampire Slayer, and instructional technology.
abuckman@saclink.csus.edu

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L. Mark Carrier

L. Mark Carrier has taught graduate and undergraduate psychology since 1994, first at Florida State University and now at California State University, Dominguez Hills, where he is associate professor of psychology. He received his degrees in psychology (B.A., M.A., Ph.D.) from the University of California, San Diego. His specialty area is cognitive psychology, especially human memory and learning.
lcarrier@csudh.edu

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Merri Lynn Casem
·Book Review
·From the Classroom

Merri Lynn Casem is an assistant professor in the Department of Biological Science at California State University, Fullerton. While her graduate training was in cellular biology, her interests in teaching and learning led to her involvement in curricular reforms and innovations. She has been recognized as an outstanding teacher in the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics and continues research related to enhancing learning in the CSU.
mcasem@fullerton.edu

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Geoffrey W. Chase

Geoffrey Chase has been the dean of undergraduate studies at San Diego State University since 2002. He received a Ph.D. in American literature from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and taught at Miami University of Ohio. In 1992, he joined Northern Arizona University, where he re-designed the composition curriculum and led a faculty development project to integrate issues of environmental sustainability into courses. He was a Fulbright scholar in Finland, and co-authored Sustainability on Campus: Stories and Strategies for Change.
gchase@sdsu.edu

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Catheryn Cheal
·Ask the Professor
·Viewpoints

Dr. Catheryn Cheal has been working in instructional technology since 1994 and has taught ancient art history at California State University, Northridge since 1981, after finishing her doctorate in classical archaeology at Brown University. She currently is directing the Office of Online Instruction at CSUN, which trains and mentors faculty in the pedagogy and technology of on-line teaching, and she continues to teach art history on-line. While Dr. Cheal has numerous publications on ancient art, she also presents topics on instructional technology extensively on- and off-campus.

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Grace Cho

Grace Cho, Ph.D., an assistant professor at California State University, Fullerton, specializes in language, literacy, and academic development. She is the coordinator of the cross-cultural language academic development certificate program. She teaches courses in language theory and methodology. Dr. Cho is a former elementary school teacher and cross-cultural specialist. She is trilingual in Korean, Spanish, and English.
gcho@fullerton.edu

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Elizabeth Colwill

Elizabeth Colwill, associate professor of history at San Diego State University, has been involved in curricular reform since the mid 1990s. She helped develop the Interdisciplinary Experimental Curriculum program, which offers nine-unit theme-based, team-taught general education courses for first-year students, has co-directed the program since 1999, and conducts workshops and training sessions on collaborative teaching and pedagogical innovation. Her scholarship has included the critical examination of teaching practices including team-teaching, and a manuscript that applies psychoanalytic theory to the practice of teaching.

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James L. Cooper
·Symposium Keynote Presentation
·Viewpoints Article

Dr. Cooper is a professor in the Division of Graduate Education at California State University, Dominguez Hills. He holds an M.A. in experimental psychology and a Ph.D. in educational psychology, statistics, and measurement from the University of Iowa. He directed a FIPSE research grant on small-group instruction in higher education, and edited the "Cooperative Learning and College Teaching" newsletter. Dr. Cooper has published widely on teaching and learning in higher education, and he received the President's Outstanding Professor Award for 2004-2005 at CSUDH.
jlcooperjim@netscape.net

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María Dolores Costa
·Book Review 1
·Book Review 2
·From the Classroom

María Dolores Costa is a professor of Spanish at California State University, Los Angeles, where she teaches courses in Spanish language, literature, composition, and culture. Her area of specialization is Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Spanish narrative. She has recently edited a volume on Latina lesbian writers and artists.
mcosta@calstatela.edu

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Bob Cottrell

Bob Cottrell is a professor of history and American studies at CSU, Chico. He has written six books, including Uncertain Order: The World in the Twentieth Century and Blackball, the Black Sox, and the Babe: Baseball's Crucial 1920 Season, as well as many articles, encyclopedia entries, book chapters and book reviews. Professor Cottrell was named Outstanding Professor at CSUC for 1998-1999 and received the 2000 Wang Family Excellence Award for Social and Behavioral Sciences and Public Service.
bcottrell@csuchico.edu

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Gary A. Cretser
·Book Review 1
·Book Review 2

Gary A. Cretser is chair of the Psychology and Sociology Department and professor of sociology at California State Polytechnic University Pomona. He teaches the sociology of mental illness, the sociology of emotion, and social policy and issues. In addition he has been involved with international programs on his campus and at the CSU chancellor's office. Current research interests include gendering of emotional expression, 12-step self-help groups, and corporate violence.
gacretser@csupomona.edu

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Debra David

Debra David has been director of the Center for Service-Learning at San José State University since its inception in 2000 and also teaches in SJSU's first-year experience program, Metropolitan University Scholars Experience. Her academic appointment is in the health science department. Current research interests include faculty development and intergenerational service learning. She earned a Ph.D. in sociology at the University of California, Berkeley.
ddavid@sjsu.edu

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Debra DeCastro-Ambrosetti

Debra DeCastro-Ambrosetti, Ph.D. is an assistant professor at California State University, Fullerton. Her research focuses on adolescence, socio-linguistics, and gender issues in educational settings. She is a middle school specialist and a coordinator of a professional development district. She is a former elementary and middle school teacher and currently teaches courses in adolescence and foundations of secondary school instruction and fieldwork. Dr. DeCastro-Ambrosetti is the coordinator of a Professional Development District.
dambrosetti@fullerton.edu

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Cynthia Desrochers
·Book Review 1
·Book Review 2
·Viewpoints

Cynthia Desrochers is the founding director (1997) of the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at CSU Northridge and a professor of education. She joined the faculty in 1983 after 13 years of teaching K-12 both in inner-city Los Angeles and at UCLA's laboratory school. She has written on teaching and learning and has consulted nationally, providing workshops and presentations for school districts, and in Italy. She received the CSUN Distinguished Teaching Award and is past president of the CSU Faculty Development Council. She is an elected member (2004-2007) of the core committee (board of directors) for the Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education and chaired its innovation award from 2001-2004.
cynthia.desrochers@csun.edu

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Kiren Dosanjh Zucker

Kiren Dosanjh Zucker received her J.D. from the University of Michigan in 1989 and her B.A. from Syracuse University, where she was Phi Beta Kappa. She is an assistant professor in the departments of management and business law at California State University, Northridge. A presenter and participant in workshops of CSUN's Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, she is a recipient of a 2004 CSUN University Ambassadors' Polished Apple Award and was named a master teacher by the Academy of Legal Studies in Business. She was also named the 2004 Outstanding Faculty Member of the Year by the staff of the CSUN Students with Disabilities Resources Center.
kiren.dosanjh@csun.edu

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Masako Douglas

Masako O. Douglas is an assistant professor of Japanese at California State University, Long Beach. She earned her doctoral degree in education from the University of Southern California. Her research focuses on acquisition and pedagogy of Japanese as a heritage language for young learners and college students. She is also interested in the theory and practice of teaching Japanese as a foreign language. She has presented and published papers on curriculum design, needs analysis, content-based language learning, and acquisition of literacy skills by learners of Japanese as a heritage or foreign language.
mdouglas@csulb.edu

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David A. Dowell

David A. Dowell, Ph.D., is the vice provost for enrollment, director of strategic planning and a professor of psychology at California State University, Long Beach. As faculty member, he has focused on community psychology and evaluation of programs in education, mental health and criminal justice. He currently serves as evaluation consultant to several science mentoring projects aimed at bringing more underrepresented students into higher education. A founding member of the Long Beach Educational Partnership between the Long Beach public schools and the university, he founded the California K-16 Partnerships and Student Success Conference. He co-directs the California Alliance of K-16 partnerships.
ddowell@csulb.edu

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John Edlund

John Edlund is an associate professor of English and the founding director of the university writing center at Cal Poly Pomona. He directed the writing center at Cal State Los Angeles for nine years. He serves on the executive committee of the CSU English Council as composition coordinator. Dr. Edlund has done numerous writing across the curriculum workshops for faculty at CSULA, Cal Poly Pomona, and Occidental College. He completed a Ph. D. in English (Rhetoric, Linguistics and Literature program) at the University of Southern California in 1991.
jredlund@csupomona.edu

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Edward EmanuEl

Professor Edward F. EmanuEl, Ph.D, is a member of the CSU, Fresno theatre arts faculty and has directed 121 stage, radio, television, and film productions. He also wrote the screenplay for 3 Ninjas, a Touchstone film. EmanuEl has won many awards, including the Wang Family Excellence Award granted by the California State University. He wrote the textbook Action And Idea: The Roots of Entertainment and made contributions to the Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives.
edward_emanuel@csufresno.edu

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Gail G. Evans

Gail G. Evans is the associate dean and director of general education in the Office of Undergraduate Studies at San José State University. She earned master’s and doctoral degrees from Washington State University and a bachelor’s degree from San José State. Before coming to SJSU in 1983, Professor Evans taught at the State University of New York, Brockport. Her home department is kinesiology, with expertise in biomechanics and specifically their application in gymnastics and swimming. Dr. Evans has delivered presentations on general and liberal education at numerous academic conferences.
gevans@email.sjsu.edu

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Nancy Page Fernandez

Nancy Page Fernandez earned a B.A. in American studies from Stanford University and M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the Program in Comparative Culture at UC Irvine. Her research examines home dressmaking and the industrialization of women's clothing fashion. In 1990 she joined the history department at Cal State Northridge, where she was also the history undergraduate advisor and web project faculty program coordinator, among other policy and advisory roles. In 1999-2000 she received the CSUN Distinguished Teaching Award, and in 2001 moved to Cal Poly Pomona to become director of the interdisciplinary general education program.
npfernandez@csupomona.edu | homepage

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Lois Feuer

Dr. Lois Feuer has taught for over thirty years at CSU Dominguez Hills, whose faculty she joined after receiving her doctorate from UC Irvine. A member of the English department, she taught in interdisciplinary studies and humanities as well. In 1993-94 she was a fellow of the American Council of Learned Societies. She has published and presented papers on Shakespeare and on modern fiction, and serves as a member of the SHAKSPER discussion group's editorial board. She has long been engaged in general education, having headed a review of the CSUDH general education program in 1996-98 and served as chair of its general education committee.
lfeuer@research.csudh.edu

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Julie L. Figueroa

Julie L. Figueroa received her B.A. from the University of California, Davis, and her M.A. from the University of California, Santa Cruz. She completed her doctoral work in social and cultural studies at the University of California, Berkeley. An assistant professor of ethnic studies at California State University, Sacramento, her research in higher education includes the practices and perceptions of minority students pursuing academic success, non-traditional, first-generation students, and curriculum and pedagogy drawing on classroom diversity.
figueroa@csus.edu

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Nancie Fimbel

Associate dean of the College of Business of San José State University, Nancie Fimbel earned master's and doctoral degrees from the University of Chicago in addition to degrees from Mount Holyoke College and Columbia University. Before coming to SJSU in 1984, she taught at Aurora College in Illinois and was chair of the English department at the College of Notre Dame in California. From 1991 to 1994, Professor Fimbel served as SJSU's director of graduate business programs and as acting associate dean of graduate studies. Her fields of expertise are business ethics, business and society, and business communications, while her research interests include corporate loyalty, the minimum wage, and writing pedagogy. She has published numerous articles.

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Sheryl I. Fontaine

Sheryl I. Fontaine is the director of the university learning center at CSU Fullerton, where she is also professor of English. Dr. Fontaine teaches writing courses and courses about teaching and tutoring writing. Her publications include a first-year composition textbook and several books about professional issues in composition.
sfontaine@fullerton.edu

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Richard Gale

Richard Gale is assistant professor of theatre and interdisciplinary arts for the Hutchins School of Liberal Studies at Sonoma State University. His scholarship centers on questions of identity, performance, perception, and pedagogy, and his work includes theatre and regional identity; pedagogy and theatre of the oppressed; critical pedagogy in the electronic classroom; and the scholarship of teaching and learning. He has been a Carnegie Academy for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Scholar and a board member for Pedagogy and Theatre of the Oppressed.
gale@sonoma.edu

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Andrew Gill

Andrew Gill is professor of economics at California State University, Fullerton. His major areas of specialization are labor economics and econometrics. In addition to his interest in teaching-related issues, Gill's research has included the impact of community college education on labor market earnings, gender and racial discrimination, occupational wage differentials, and the labor market effects of illicit drug use. He is co-editor of the journal Contemporary Economic Policy.
agill@fullerton.edu

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Hend Gilli-Elewy

Hend Gilli-Elewy is an assistant professor in the Interdisciplinary General Education Department at California Polytechnic University, Pomona. She received her Ph.D. in Islamic studies from the University of Cologne, Germany. Her current research interests include the medieval Muslim world, the late Abbasid caliphate, and the Mongol invasion of Baghdad and Iraq.
ahgillielewy@csupomona.edu

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Bernie Goldstein

Bernie Goldstein is provost and vice president of academic affairs at Sonoma State University. He is a professor of biology and taught at San Francisco State University for 30 years. He is a faculty trustee emeritus of the California State University. He received his B.A. (1962) and M.A. (1964) from SFSU, in biology, and his Ph.D. (1968) from the University of California, Davis, in zoology. He served as chair of the statewide academic senate from 1984 to 1987 and has authored numerous publications in zoology, human sexuality, the history of science, and higher education.
bernie.goldstein@sonoma.edu

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Vicki L. Golich

Vicki L. Golich is interim dean of the College of Arts & Sciences at California State University, San Marcos (CSUSM), where her teaching interests include international political economy, global environmental policy, government-business relations, and the political economy of advanced industrial societies. Prior to this appointment, she served as professor and chair of political science, and director of the faculty center for professional development at CSUSM. Dr. Golich is active in professional organizations and has facilitated workshops nationally and internationally in Sweden, China, and Japan.
vgolich@csusm.edu

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Steven M. Graves

Steve Graves is an assistant professor of geography at California State University, Northridge. In addition to teaching a broad spectrum of human geography courses, he is deeply involved in the Carnegie Corporation’s Teachers for a New Era initiative, a reform effort to change how pre-credential teachers are prepared. He also researches the spatial dimensions of the American cultural landscape and the popular music industry. Recently he has published studies on the geographic patterns of payday lenders.
steve.graves@csun.edu

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Joe Grimes

Joe Grimes, special assistant to the provost for faculty development and relations with industry, is a professor of computer science, as well as the director of campus computing and of computer engineering, at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. He received a B.S. in physics from Saint Ambrose University, an M.S. in mathematics from Illinois State University, and a Ph.D. in statistics from Iowa State University. His work experience included high school teaching and civil engineering before he became a faculty member at Iowa State University and then at Cal Poly. His primary areas of interest are computer architecture, computer networks, and the scholarship of teaching. Dr. Grimes has served as a consultant and as an expert witness on computers.
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Ruth Guthrie

Ruth Guthrie is a Professor of Computer Information Systems at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. She has experience in systems engineering, software test and program management of space based IR sensor programs. Her research interests are User Interface Design and Computer Ethics. She has authored papers in several areas including two books on Web development. Currently, she is working on development of interactive Web-based ethical scenarios.
RAGuthrie@csupomona.edu

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K. Sarah Hall

K. Sarah Hall, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Special Education at California State University, Northridge. Her current research interests include instructional technology, the media's representation of female athletes with disabilities, and the physical activity and diet of girls with physical disabilities. She is currently co-PI on a grant from the California Breast Cancer Research Program for the development of questionnaires for investigating the influence of lifestyle factors and health in women with physical disabilities.
sh34087@csun.edu

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Debora Hammond

Debora Hammond is currently Provost of the Hutchins School of Liberal Studies at Sonoma State University. She did her graduate work in the History of Science, focusing on the evolution of systems thinking in the 1940s and 1950s. The interdisciplinary nature of her research is well-suited to her position in the Hutchins School, which has an innovative interdisciplinary and seminar-based curriculum. She teaches seminars that examine the role of science in society, focusing primarily on ecological and health-related topics.
hammond@sonoma.edu

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Mary Kay Harrington

Mary Kay Harrington has taught English at Cal Poly, SLO for over twenty years. Currently, she directs the Writing Skills Program, which is under the auspices of Academic Programs. The Writing Skills Program forms a kind of cradle-to-grave umbrella under which students enter, take the English Placement Test if necessary, take appropriate writing courses, receive writing help in the University Writing Center, and then pass on into the other world after fulfilling the Graduation Writing Requirement.

In addition to her own fiction and non-fiction writing, she conducts faculty writing seminars throughout the CSU. She is the CSU Faculty English Consultant to the Chancellor's Office.
mharring@calpoly.edu

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Nancy S. Harrison

Dr. Harrison is a cognitive psychologist who studied first at the University of Maryland and received her advanced degrees at Northwestern University. She's been in the Department of Psychology at Cal State, Hayward since 1971, combined with an administrative stint as Associate Dean of the School of Science from 1980 until 1995. Her current research concerns prospective memory, which is memory for actions to be performed in the future.
nancy.harrison@csueastbay.edu

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Karen Hartlep

Dr. Karen Hartlep is a Professor in the Department of Psychology at CSU Bakersfield. She received her Ph.D. from the University of New Hampshire in 1976. Her area of specialty is cognitive and perceptual development. Address correspondence concerning this article to Dr. Karen Hartlep, Department of Psychology, California State University Bakersfield, Bakersfield, CA, 93311-1099.
khartlep@csubak.edu

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Laura Hecht

Laura Hecht is Associate Professor of Sociology at California State University, Bakersfield, where she teaches Urban Sociology and Research Methods. Her current research includes modeling the relationship between social networks and physical and psychological health among the elderly in the U.S. and Taiwan. She is also engaged in evaluation research of social welfare programs. She received her Ph.D. from Indiana University in 1996.
Laura_Hecht@firstclass1.csubak.edu

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Lawrence Herringer

Dr. Lawrence Herringer is professor of psychology at California State University, Chico since moving from UC Riverside in 1987. He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in statistics, research methods, and personality theory. His research investigates the structure of personality and its relationship to behavior, among other topics.
lherringer@csuchico.edu

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Sonya Hildreth

Sonya Hildreth will receive her doctorate in May 2006 from the U.C. Davis and CSU Fresno joint doctoral program in educational leadership. She received her master’s degree from Kansas State University in guidance and counseling. She is coordinator of the learning resource center and of the intensive learning experience program at Fresno State. Her research interests include retention strategies for students in academic difficulty, and improving learning outcomes for students enrolled in challenging courses.
sonyah@csufresno.edu

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Päivi Hoikkala
· Book Review
· Book Review

Päivi Hoikkala has been teaching history at Cal Poly Pomona since 1997. Her research interests include the history of Native American women, specifically health care issues and urban experiences, and she has published several articles in these fields. In addition to teaching, Dr. Hoikkala has worked in faculty development and directed a grant project involving the teaching of history at the elementary school level.
phoikkala@csupomona.edu

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Theodore C. "Ted" Humphrey

Theodore C. "Ted" Humphrey earned his BA in English from Oklahoma State University and his graduate degrees from the University of Arkansas. He has taught English at Cal Poly Pomona since 1968. He considers himself a challenging and innovative teacher, having taught using everything from one-to-one to small group discussions to lecture to totally on-line courses; his students mostly consider him "hard." He has written practical criticism for several publications and a chapter on John McPhee in Travel Writing, Culture, Theory: Seeing the Journey.

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Ce Ce Iandoli

Ce Ce Iandoli has been teaching in the CSU system since 1984. She is a professor at San Francisco State University in its Department of Design & Industry, where she teaches new media, technical writing, and research courses. She has been department chair and currently serves as the coordinator of academic assessment and program reviews.
iandoli@sfsu.edu.

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Shoichi Iwasaki

Shoichi Iwasaki is a professor in the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures and the Department of Applied Linguistics, University of California, Los Angeles, where he received his Ph.D. in linguistics. He has a broad interest in functional linguistics, discourse analysis, typology, sociolinguistics, language teaching and learning. In addition to his descriptive work of Japanese and Thai, his recent research projects include "grammaticalization" and utterance production in discourse. He has authored three books and numerous articles.

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Diane L. Johnson

Diane Johnson earned her Ph.D. in mathematics at the University of Oregon in 1983. She taught at the University of San Diego and the University of Rhode Island before coming to Humboldt State University in 1990. She spent a year in Romania as a Fulbright lecturer in 1985-86 and has written several articles on approximation theory. She is serving as department chair for the Humboldt State mathematics department from fall 2006.

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Richard L. Johnson

Richard Johnson earned a B.A. in American studies from Pomona College and the M.A. and Ph.D. in American history from Claremont Graduate University. He began teaching in 1969 at San José State College, coming to Cal Poly Pomona in 1971, where he helped to create the American Studies Program. He served as associate director of the Interdisciplinary General Education Program, later devoting considerable attention to teaching practices. He also made historical "Chatauqua" presentations nationally. His current project is the development of an oral history program at Cal Poly Pomona. RLJohnson@CSUPomona.edu | homepage

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Brian Jue

Brian Jue earned his Ph.D. in mathematics at the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1999. He taught at Furman University, Whitman College, and Lewis & Clark College before coming to the Department of Mathematics at California State University, Stanislaus in 2002. His research involves the representation theory of finite dimensional algebras over an algebraically closed field. He has been the university's supervisor for the William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition since 2003.
bjue@csustan.edu

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Lea Puljcan Juric

Lea Puljcan Juric has taught remedial and freshman English composition classes as a graduate associate and as a visiting lecturer at California State University, Stanislaus since 2003. She received her bachelor's degree in English language and literature from University of Zagreb, Croatia, and her master's degree in English literature from CSU Stanislaus. She is beginning a doctoral program at University of Rochester, New York. Her interests include interrelations between creative writing, identity, and culture; teacher-student dynamics; and academic freedom.
lea.puljcan@lycos.com

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Kristi Kanel

Kristi Kanel is currently an assistant professor in the Human Services Department. She received her doctorate from the University of Southern California with a major in counseling psychology. She received a Master of Science degree in counseling and a Bachelor of Science degree in human services from California State University, Fullerton. Her current research interests include crisis intervention training, counselor education courses, special needs and interventions for Spanish speaking families, and counseling needs for the disabled.
kkanel@fullerton.edu

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Robin Keehn

Robin Keehn is an adjunct professor with the Literature and Writing Studies Department at CSU San Marcos, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in rhetoric and composition. She also directs the General Education Writing Program and the University Writing Center. As a member of the inaugural class of 1992, she earned her bachelor's degree from CSU, San Marcos. She received her doctorate in English and American literature from UC San Diego. Dr. Keehn's scholarly interests include the teaching of writing, rhetoric of war, ideology and subjectivity, and writing assessment. rkeehn@csusm.edu

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Jackie Kegley
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Dr. Jackie Kegley is professor of philosophy at CSU, Bakersfield. She served as chair of the CSU Academic Senate, the teaching committee of the American Philosophical Association, where she was also on the national board. She was co-chair of the CSU Institute for Teaching and Learning. She is a 1999-2000 recipient of the Wang Family Excellence Award, and was a CSU outstanding professor. She is the author of Genuine Individuals and Genuine Communities, a Roycean Public Philosophy (Vanderbilt UP, 1997). She has lectured and published on genetic and ethical concerns as well as other bioethical issues, and conducted workshops on ethics across the curriculum.
jkegley@csub.edu

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Virginia Kennedy

Virginia Kennedy, Ph.D., is an assistant professor at California State University, Northridge in the Department of Special Education. Dr. Kennedy's areas of research interest include the development and induction of special education teachers and the use of service learning in teacher education. Dr. Kennedy is a member of the CSUN Center for Community Service-Learning Advisory Board.
virginia.kennedy@csun.edu

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Richard Kernohan

Richard Kernochan is an assistant professor in the Department of Management at California State University, Northridge. He holds master's degrees in English literature from UCLA and in business administration from the Iran Centre for Management Studies, in addition to a Ph.D. in business administration from USC. His research interest is strategy implementation. He has taught for over 15 years, before which he was a photographer, an advertising executive, and an international banker.
richard.kernochan@csun.edu

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Janet L. Kottke

Jan Kottke is a professor of psychology at CSU, San Bernardino and founder of its M.S. program in industrial and organizational psychology. She has taught courses ranging from introductory psychology to upper-division undergraduate requirements of tests and measures and history and systems; and graduate classes in personnel selection, measurement, applied practicum, and ethics. Her most recent research interests have centered on diversity in the workplace. With CSUSB colleague Mark Agars, she developed the full integration theory of diversity management, which appeared in The Psychology and Management of Workplace Diversity.
jkottke@csusb.edu

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Karen S. Langlois

Dr. Karen Langlois is an associate professor in the Liberal Studies Department at CSU Pomona. She received her Ph.D. in American cultural and intellectual history from Claremont Graduate University. Her interests are in literary history and theater history, 1900-1930; and in the field of intellectual history, in the impact of corporate culture and contemporary politics on university transformation. She has published widely and is working on a book of essays on the writer Mary Austin. She serves as co-director of the women's studies programs at the Henry E. Huntington Library.
kslanglois@csupomona.edu

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Peggy Lant
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Kathleen Margaret Lant ("Peggy") is an English professor at CSU East Bay, where she currently co-directs online programs for the Division of Extended and Continuing Education. She served as a professor of English at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, for 15 years, where she also was College of Liberal Arts instructional technology coordinator. At CSUEB she instructs faculty in the use of educational technology, and teaches both English and instructional technology. She directed the development of the online master's degree in online teaching and learning, and the online certificate in technical and professional communication. Her publications include work on American authors and on instructional technology.
kathleen.lant@csueastbay.edu.

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Mei-Yan Lu (Symposium Presentation)

Mei-Yan Lu is a professor of instructional technology at San Jose State University. She did graduate work in computer-assisted instruction at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, followed by doctoral work in educational media and computers at Arizona State University. Her interests include blended learning, English language learners, assessment, and project-based learning.
meiyan@email.sjsu.edu.

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Chia-Ling Mao (Symposium Presentation)

Chia-Ling Mao is an associate professor in the School of Nursing at San Jose State University. She relocated from Taiwan to the San Francisco Bay area in 1995. She has done extensive research on community care for the mentally ill. In addition, she mentors for advocacy and implementation of culturally competent care and facilitates cultural exchange internationally.
clmao@son.sjsu.edu.

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Linda J. Martin

Linda J. Martin has taught public speaking as a part-time lecturer in the Department of Communication Studies at CSU Sacramento since 1985. Previously she taught French in high school and directed training programs in financial institutions. For most of her career at CSUS she has been co-director of the peer coaching program, which promotes greater effectiveness and satisfaction in teaching by establishing faculty partnerships. Her various pursuits are linked by a fascination with how teachers construct, implement, and improve their instruction and by a reverence for dialogue among teachers about their goals and insights.
ljmartin@saclink.csus.edu.

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Jeffrey D. Mason

Jeffrey D. Mason was educated at Stanford and Berkeley, and since 1984 he has taught acting, directing, playwriting and theatre studies at CSU, Bakersfield. He's directed nearly fifty theatrical productions and acted in almost thirty more, and his play, Last Dance, was given a staged reading at FirstStage in Hollywood in December, 2000. He is the author of Melodrama and the Myth of America (Indiana, 1993) and co-editor, with J. Ellen Gainor of Cornell University, of Performing America: Cultural Nationalism in American Theater(Michigan, 1999).
Jeffrey_Mason@firstclass1.csubak.edu

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Pamela J. McCrory

Pamela J. McCrory, a licensed psychologist, received her undergraduate degree in psychology at California State University, Northridge. She earned a master's degree in education (1981) and a Ph.D. in counseling psychology (1987) from the University of Southern California. She has taught in the Department of Educational Psychology and Counseling at CSU Northridge since 1997. Her area of interest is life-span development. Address correspondence to California State University, Northridge, Department of Educational Psychology and Counseling, 18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge, CA 91330-8265.
pamela.j.mccrory@csun.edu

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J. Cynthia McDermott

J. Cynthia McDermott is a professor of Education at CSU Dominguez Hills. Her field of interest is democratic teaching practices, and in 1999 she published a text on the topic, Beyond the Silence: Listening for Democracy. As a teaching fellow for the International Reading Association, she has been volunteer teaching in Eastern Europe for the past three years to help teachers implement democratic teaching methods. She just completed a two-year term as Chair of the Academic Senate at CSUDH and is an active CFA member.
cmcdermott@csudh.edu

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Scott G. McNall

Scott G. McNall is a professor of sociology and provost and chief academic officer at California State University, Chico, a position he has held since 1994. Prior to that, he was the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Toledo. He is the author of several texts and research monographs on topics as diverse as Greek villagers, 19th-century Kansas Populists, and members of a radical organization. He has had a long-standing interest in social theory and in the general question of why mass democratic movements succeed or fail. His current interests involve trying to answer the question of how democratic change can be sustained within modern organizations such as universities.
smcnall@csuchico.edu

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Suzanne L. Medina

Currently, Dr. Suzanne L. Medina is a professor of graduate education at California State University, Dominguez Hills. She completed an M.A. in linguistic, psycholinguistic and sociolinguistic aspects of second language acquisition and a Ph.D. in instructional technology (second language instructional design). Over more than 25 years in the field of English as a second language, she has worked as a teacher, a college and university professor, and a researcher and consultant for such the National Science Foundation and the U.S. Department of Labor, among. Dr. Medina's publications include articles on music and second-language learning, action research, and research paper writing.
Smedina321@aol.com

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Caron Mellblom

Caron Mellblom received her doctorate from the University of Northern Colorado in special education with an emphasis in adults with learning disabilities. She is a professor of graduate education, teaching courses in special education at California State University, Dominguez Hills and is the director of the Center for Learning and Academic Support Services. Her research interests include transition issues for adults with disabilities and retention strategies for high-risk students.
cmellblom@research.csudh.edu

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Ramakrishnan Menon

Ramakrishnan Menon is currently an associate professor at CSULA, teaching courses in math education. He has been involved with preservice and in-service teachers for about three decades, and has taught in Australia, Canada, Egypt, Malaysia, and Singapore. He completed his Ph. D. at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He has presented at more than 70 conferences and published more than 40 scholarly papers (including more than 25 refereed publications). His research interest is in math education-related research that can affect practicing math teachers (especially language and math, number sense, and classroom-based research).
rmenon@calstatela.edu

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Jonathan Middlebrook

Jonathan Middlebrook has taught for more than thirty years at San Francisco State University, where he is a professor of English.
Nonce@sfsu.edu

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Michael Miller (Symposium Presentation)

Michael Miller, formerly associate dean of the College of Education at San Jose State University, is currently department head for educational leadership, counseling, and foundations at the University of Arkansas, where he is also a professor of higher education. His research focuses on the intersection of campus culture and student learning.

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Mimi Miller
· Book Review
· Research Article

Mimi Miller received her Ph.D. in educational psychology from Stanford University in 1996. She is currently an assistant professor in the department of education at California State University, Chico, where she teaches and supervises preservice teachers. Her professional interests are literacy instruction and democratic classroom practice.
mmiller@csuchico.edu

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Rex C. Mitchell

Rex C. Mitchell, Ph.D., is professor of management at California State University, Northridge. He is a principal in the Center for Leadership Development and a consultant in organization and leadership development. His experience includes 21 years as a university professor at CSUN; 25 years in business organizations, holding executive positions with Health Net and Blue Cross of Southern California. He is also a licensed psychotherapist in private practice and serves as a director on four boards. He earned Ph.D.s in management and organizational behavior from UCLA and in engineering from the University of Utah, and an M.A. in educational psychology and counseling from CSUN. He has published over thirty articles and research reports and served as editor of Consultation: An International Journal.
rex.mitchell@csun.edu

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Anny Morrobel-Sosa

As Interim Associate Vice Provost for Academic Programs at Cal Poly Pomona, Dr. Morrobel-Sosa is responsible for the development of a systematic and coordinated approach to accountability and performance, learning assessment, and academic program review. She also serves as the campus liaison with the CSU system office on institutional accountability and academic assessment. Dr. Morrobel-Sosa presented a review and analysis of current policies and procedures for retention, tenure, promotion, and post-tenure evaluation used by colleges and departments. A professor of materials engineering at Cal Poly since 1990, she has served on numerous university-wide committees and as chair of the academic senate, and was an American Council on Education fellow at the University of Delaware.
amorrobe@calpoly.edu

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Wendy W. Murawski

Wendy W. Murawski, Ph.D., is an assistant professor at California State University, Northridge in the Department of Special Education. Dr. Murawski's areas of research and interest are in collaboration, co-teaching, teacher preparation, and staff development. She is a Schools Attuned Fellow for the Center on Teaching and Learning in the Michael D. Eisner College of Education and the research director for the CHIME Institute for Children with Special Needs.
wendy.murawski@csun.edu

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Richard Noel

Richard Noel is currently the director of the Faculty Teaching and Learning Center and director of assessment at CSU, Bakersfield. He also is a professor of psychology and has taught such courses as social psychology, small group dynamics, sport psychology, qualitative methods, and applied experiences. From 1995-1998 he served as chair of the Department of Psychology during a time in which assessment was beginning to be taken seriously. In recent years, he has specialized in qualitative approaches to program assessment and has helped conduct more than twenty focus group studies for the assessment of academic and non-academic programs at CSUB. In collaboration with Dr. Mary Allen, he has conducted numerous workshops on outcomes assessment at CSU campuses.
rnoel@csub.edu

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Tom Nolan

Thomas Nolan of Sonoma State University is a professor in the department of nursing and directs the Center for Teaching and Professional Development. He is a specialist in online teaching and learning. He serves on the editorial board of Exchanges and for the faculty development group of MERLOT.
thomas.nolan@sonoma.edu

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Mariusz Ozminkowski

Mariusz Ozminkowski teaches communication and political science at California State Polytechnic University Pomona and Pasadena City College. He studied philosophy at the University of Warsaw (Poland)and received his MA in communication studies from CSULA and a doctorate in political science from Claremont Graduate University. In 1991-1994 he was the Los Angeles correspondent for the largest daily in Poland, "Gazeta Wyborcza." He has written many articles and two books on politics, communication, culture, philosophy, and the media.
mozminkowski@csupomona.edu

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Bunny Paine-Clemes

Bunny Paine-Clemes currently serves as faculty senate chair, assessment coordinator, and self-study editor at California Maritime Academy. In addition, she teaches literature, writing, and psychology. Before coming to Cal Maritime, she directed the creative writing program in the twenty-eight-campus Houston Community College system in Texas, where she founded a literary magazine which was twice named best in the state. She received a special city award for founding the Vallejo Writers Group. She has served as president of the Vallejo Arts Foundation and as the college representative to the Vallejo Commission on Culture and the Arts. She has published fiction, poetry, and nonfiction and has spoken at over fifty conventions and meetings, including national and regional conferences of teachers and writers.

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A. Sandy Parsons

Dr. Sandy Parsons is a professor of education at CSU San Marcos.
sparsons@csusm.edu

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Katharine Peake

A lecturer who teaches professional writing in the College of Business and Public Administration at California State University, San Bernardino, Katharine Peake will complete her master of arts in English composition and rhetoric from CSUBH in the fall of 2006. She is interested in the challenges facing teachers of writing, and her research and writing currently focus on the value heuristics may play in this process. She also serves as the writing tutor for the Department of Social Work, coaching mainly graduate students to become more effective writers.
kpeake@csusb.edu

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Jana L. Pershing

Jana L. Pershing is an associate professor of sociology at San Diego State University. Her areas of research and teaching expertise include military sociology, crime and social control, and research methods, and she has published articles in numerous journals. Dr. Pershing received her Ph.D. and M.A. degrees in sociology from the University of Washington and her B.A. degree in sociology from Indiana University.
jpershin@mail.sdsu.edu

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Helda Pinzon-Perez

Helda Pinzon-Perez, Ph.D., is an associate professor in the Department of Health Science at California State University, Fresno. She has incorporated service-learning approaches into her community health courses and some online classes.
hpinzonp@csufresno.edu

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Stephen Pronchick

Stephen Pronchick is an associate professor in the Mechanical Engineering Department at the California Maritime Academy. He joined the faculty at CMA in 1994, following 20 years experience in government, industry, and academia. His experience has included working in government, industry, and academia, and his background includes research, project engineering, and program management. In addition to his teaching, he has served as chair of the academic senate at CMA.
stevep@csum.edu

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Dennis P. Quinn
·Book Review 1
·Book Review 2

Dennis P. Quinn is assistant professor in the Interdisciplinary General Education Department at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. He received his Ph.D. in religion at Claremont Graduate University with a focus on Greco-Roman Religions and Early Christianity. His dissertation was about household religious beliefs and practices in the ancient and early medieval worlds. Dr. Quinn is also interested in faculty and student learning communities, collaborative learning, service learning, and the use of technology in the classroom. Email:dquinn@csupomona.edu

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David A. Reichard

David A. Reichard received his J.D. from Villanova University School of Law and his Ph.D. in history from Temple University. He is currently an assistant professor of American social history in the Hutchins School of Liberal Studies at Sonoma State University. His teaching interests include U.S. and world histories, community-based politics, service learning, social movements, and law in society. Professor Reichard's current research includes the history of law and legal systems in colonial settings as well as the teaching and learning of history.
david.reichard@sonoma.edu

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Raul Reis

Raul Reis is an assistant professor of journalism at California State University, Long Beach. He earned his doctoral degree in communication from the University of Oregon. He has published a dozen academic articles and book chapters. His research focuses on the impact of mass media on traditional cultures, international communication, and cultural assimilation. He is also interested in the scholarship of teaching, having published articles on service learning, ethics, and multiculturalism.
rreis@csulb.edu.

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Susan Rice
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Professor Susan Rice has been teaching at CSU, Long Beach since 1987. She received her MSW from Hunter College in 1975 and her DSW from UCLA in 1982, and she taught at Michigan State University before joining the CSU. Her primary area of teaching was initially practice (individual and groupwork). Since 1990, she has been actively involved in developing and teaching an undergraduate and graduate elective in "Non-Violent Approaches to Conflict Resolution." For eight years she was the Director of the Peace Studies Certificate Program at CSULB and has conducted workshops about conflict resolution in a variety of academic and social work settings. She has also been actively involved in international scholarship in India, South Africa, Egypt, Israel and Cambodia.
srice@csulb.edu

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Wendy (Gwen) Robertson

Gwen Robertson received her Ph.D. in art history from the University of Iowa and is currently an assistant professor of art history at Humboldt State University. With research interests that focus on legislation in the arts and the creation of cultural public policy, her goal is to create a sophisticated defense of arts funding for presentation in Congress. She is still working on it. In the meantime, she is working on how to be a better teacher using new technologies.
wlr4@humboldt.edu

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Pamela Robinson

Pamela Robinson is a lecturer in graduate education at California State University, Dominguez Hills. She has an M.A. in experimental psychology from California State University, Fullerton and is currently a student in the new USC/CSU Dominguez Hills joint doctoral program. She is the author, co-author, and co-editor of a number of publications concerning active learning in higher education and was associate editor of the Cooperative Learning and College Teaching newsletter for nine years. In addition to her teaching and writing she has been an active educational program evaluator for over 10 years.
pamela.robinson@earthlink.net

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Ilene Rockman

Ilene Rockman managed the Information Competence Initiative for the Office of the Chancellor, California State University. She was a library faculty member and senior library administrator at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo for 23 years, and a senior library administrator at CSU Hayward for 3 years. She also served as education librarian and research associate for the Graduate School of Education at Washington State University, Pullman. She is the author of over 50 articles and book chapters.


Mauricio Rodriguez

Mauricio Tomas Rodriguez is an undergraduate student at the Department of Health Science at California State University, Fresno. He has been an advocate of service-learning courses among his peers.
mobeone18@csufresno.edu

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Larry Rosen

Larry D. Rosen is a professor of psychology at California State University, Dominguez Hills. During his 26 years at CSUDH, he has studied the "psychology of technology." He and his wife, Dr. Michelle M. Weil, published two books as well as numerous articles on the psychological impact of technology. Their work has been highlighted in hundreds of magazines and newspapers and they have appeared on nearly 100 televisions shows. Their latest work concerns the impact of entertainment technology on children, teenagers, and young adults. Much of this work is displayed at http://www.technostress.com.
rosen@technostress.com.

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Liliana Castañeda Rossmann

Liliana Castañeda Rossmann (Ph.D., University of Massachusetts) is Assistant Professor of Communication at California State University, San Marcos. Her work focuses on conflict and mediation, dialogue, and diversity. She specializes in bilingual mediation. She is a facilitator for the Public Dialogue Consortium and the National Coalition Building Institute and a member of the Association for Conflict Resolution.
rossmann@csusm.edu.

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Lorie Roth
· Viewpoints
· Book Review

Lorie Roth currently serves as Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs in the Chancellor's Office of the California State University. In this position, she oversees several programs that provide special opportunities for Cal State faculty and students. These include CSU Summer Arts, the Institute for Teaching and Learning, the Pre-Doctoral Program, Service Learning, and the California Academic Partnership Program.

Before working at the CSU, she was Assistant Vice President at Armstrong Atlantic State University in Savannah, Georgia, as well as Associate Professor of English. She started her teaching career at Stetson University in DeLand, Florida, after receiving her Ph.D. in English from Kent State University.

She has served as a technical writing consultant for, among others, Gulfstream Aerospace, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the Federal Bureau of Prisons. She has published articles on writing on the job, computers and writing, the publishing industry, information literacy, and British literature.

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Margaret Tomlinson Rustick

Margaret Tomlinson Rustick is an assistant professor of English at California State University, East Bay. She teaches primarily composition and linguistics, and mentors graduate teaching associates and undergraduate English majors preparing to become secondary school teachers. Professor Rustick earned her B.A. and M.A. degrees at San Diego State University, where she also taught as a lecturer.
margaret.rustick@csueastbay.edu.

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Golnaz Sadri

Golnaz Sadri is a professor of management at California State University, Fullerton, specializing in organizational behavior. She has expertise in organization culture, cross-cultural differences in work behavior, occupational stress, communication, and motivation. She has published articles in national and international journals and has been an adjunct professor at the Instituto de Empresa (Madrid, Spain), California State University, Dominguez Hills, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, and Escuela de Postgrado, Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola (Lima, Peru).
gsadri@fullerton.edu

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Alan Safer

Alan Safer, an associate professor of statistics at California State University, Long Beach, received his Ph.D. in statistics in 2000 from the University of Wyoming. In 1995, he received a M.S. in marketing research from Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville. He completed his B.S. in mathematics at Syracuse University in 1989. Safer is the graduate and undergraduate statistics advisor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.
asafer@csulb.edu

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Michelle A. Saint-Germain
·Book Review
·Book Review

Michelle A. Saint-Germain taught at the University of Southern California, University of Maine, University of Arizona, University of Texas El Paso, Universidad Autonoma de Ciudad Juarez, and the Nicaraguan Institute of Public Administration before joining CSULB in 1995. Her interests include women and public policy in the United States and Central America; breast cancer screening; comparative public management on the US-Mexico border; instructional technology; and student learning outcome assessment. She directs the Graduate Center for Public Policy and Administration at California State University, Long Beach.

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Robert M. Saltzman

Robert M. Saltzman has taught courses in operations management, simulation, and business statistics in the College of Business at San Francisco State University since 1989. Prior to earning his Ph.D. in operations research at Stanford University, he spent three years modeling domestic energy use for the U.S. Department of Energy. His current research interests are in simulation and mathematical programming. In his spare time, he plays the saxophone.

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Carina P. Sass

Carina Sass holds a B.A. in business administration and an M.A. in speech communication from CSU Fullerton. She also maintains a lifelong commitment to community involvement and higher education. Prior to coordinating community partnerships at the CSU Long Beach Community Service Learning Center, she worked in community service-learning at Arizona State University, Marquette University, and Long Beach City College. Her work has focused on program development, partnership development, and community service-learning advocacy and promotion.
csass@csulb.edu

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Suzanne Scheld

Suzanne Scheld is an assistant professor of anthropology at California State University, Northridge. She completed her Ph.D. at The Graduate Center, City University of New York and has conducted research in Senegal, Mexico, and the United States. Her interests include urban anthropology, globalization, the politics of public resources, and cross-cultural issues in education. She is a collaborating researcher in the Teachers for a New Era Initiative at CSU Northridge.
suzanne.scheld@csun.edu

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"Beez" Lea Ann Schell

Dr. "Beez" Schell received her Ph.D. in kinesiology (humanistic foundations) from Texas Woman's University in 1999. She currently is an assistant professor with the Department of Kinesiology at Sonoma State University. Dr. Schell's research interests include gender, sexuality, and disability as they relate to sport. She has published widely, has conducted research and presentations focused on experiential education and its impact on learning and leadership development, integrating those techniques into her classes.
beez.schell@sonoma.edu

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Mary Schiller

Mary Schiller is a lecturer in the Department of English at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. She also develops and teaches online writing courses. Schiller enjoys her freelance work, too, as a writer and photographer.
maryisnow@yahoo.com

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Ann Schulte
· Book Review
· Research Article

Ann Schulte is an assistant professor of education in the Department of Education at CSU Chico. She teaches courses in both the Multiple Subject Credential Program and the Master of Arts in Education Program. Her research interests include multicultural education, reflective teaching, self-study, and action research.
akschulte@csuchico.edu

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Janice D. Schultz
· Review of What's the Use of Lectures?
· Review of Planning Programs for Adult Learners, 2nd Ed.

Janice D. Schultz, MS RD, began her San Diego State University teaching career as a lecturer in 1995 following more than fifteen years in a variety of clinical, community, and consulting Registered Dietitian positions. Currently her focus areas include food service administration, food safety, and cultural foods as well as normal nutrition. Continually enhancing student learning is Jan's foremost (and sometimes elusive) goal as a teacher.

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Angelo Segalla

Angelo Segalla, a professor of mathematics at California State University, Long Beach, earned his M.A. and Ph.D. at UCLA. He is the single-subject advisor for mathematics and oversees the mathematics teacher-training program. He teaches the mathematics and mathematics educations courses that comprise the mathematics waiver program. Segalla is currently the principal investigator on a National Science Foundation project designed to train teachers to use Web-based homework to enhance mathematics education.
asegalla@csulb.edu

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Julie Sliva

Julie Sliva is an associate professor of mathematics in the College of Science at San Jose State University. For the past decade, she has authored textbooks and curriculum materials for mathematics teacher educators. Her areas of specialization include a focus on preparing teachers to meet the needs of special education students, and to infuse technology in their teaching.
sliva@math.sjsu.edu

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Tamara Sniezek

Tamara Sniezek is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at California State University, Stanislaus. She received her M.A. and Ph.D. in Sociology at UCLA. She currently teaches and researches in the areas of gender, family and qualitative research.
TSniezek@csustan.edu

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David Spence

Dr. David S. Spence was the executive vice chancellor and chief academic officer of the California State University. He was the executive vice chancellor of the University System of Georgia before his appointment at the Florida system. He also served as vice president and director of the office of educational policies at the Southern Regional Education Board; executive director of the Florida Postsecondary Education Planning Commission; and assistant director of the academic administration program for the United Board for College Development. He earned a B.A. in history from the University of Rochester, an M.S. in education from the State University of New York at Albany, and a Ph.D. in higher education from SUNY/Buffalo.

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Carole Srole

Carole Srole is an associate professor of history at California State University, Los Angeles. She has published widely on teaching and women and work in the United States. She is currently completing a book-length manuscript entitled "Masculinity and Femininity at Work: Reinventing the Middle Class in Nineteenth-Century America."
csrole@calstatela.edu

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Barbara A. Storms

Active in educational reform efforts for nearly thirty years, Barbara A. Storms, Ed.D., was a secondary teacher and school administrator in urban schools, then a program administrator/researcher at Educational Testing Service, and is currently an associate professor in the Department of Educational Leadership at California State University, East Bay. She teaches research classes for the master’s degree, and her research includes collaborative inquiry for school improvement, how leadership roles influence improvements in schools, and organizational structures to support school reform.
barbara.storms@csueastbay.edu

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Amy Strage

Amy Strage is a professor of child and adolescent development in the College of Education at San Jose State University. For the past decade, she has been involved in research examining the effects of infusing service learning across the curriculum. She has received a federal teacher quality enhancement grant to recruit and prepare math, science and special education teachers. Strage also earned national recognition for co-directing the “It Takes a Valley” project, a service-learning program for future teachers.
aastrage@email.sjsu.edu

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Chris Street

Chris Street is an assistant professor of secondary education at California State University, Fullerton. A former middle-school teacher and education producer at Yahoo!, he now specializes in teaching and learning at a distance and the teaching of reading and writing.
cstreet@fullerton.edu

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John Tarjan

Dr. John Tarjan has been teaching courses in management and management information systems for the past sixteen years at CSU, Bakersfield. He has been very involved in assessment and curriculum development. Prior to entering academia, he worked as a systems analyst and computer consultant.
jtarjan@csub.edu

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Masako Tamanaha

Masako Tamanaha holds a Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics from the University of California, Los Angeles. Her interests are in the area of pragmatics, discourse analysis, and second/foreign language acquisition and teaching. She is currently teaching in the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of Southern California.
m.tamanaha@sbcglobal.net

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Marshelle Thobaben

Marshelle Thobaben is a professor of nursing at Humboldt State University. She has published extensively on issues affecting client care in leading nursing journals and textbooks, and she has presented at national and international conferences. She has been nationally recognized for her work in elder abuse prevention and psychiatric home health. She has been a faculty leader both at Humboldt State University and at the CSU system level. She has written and presented at national conferences on issues affecting faculty, and was honored by HSU for her outstanding work.
mt1@humboldt.edu

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Mark Thompson

Mark Thompson is a professor in the Department of English at California State University, Stanislaus.
thompson@rhet.csustan.edu

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Louise Timmer

Louise Timmer is a professor of nursing at CSU, Sacramento, where she received her teaching appointment in 1976. She earned a baccalaureate degree in sociology, a master's degree in nursing and a doctorate in education. She served on the academic senate and co-chaired the Institute for Teaching and Learning advisory board.
timmerlf@csus.edu

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Charles C. Turner

Charles C. Turner is an assistant professor of political science at CSU, Chico. He teaches Introduction to Political Inquiry, the Presidency, and State and Local Government, among other classes. His research interests are in American political institutions and political minorities. He is the co-author of Introduction to American Government (North West, 2002).
ccturner@csuchico.edu

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Ed Walton

Ed Walton is professor of chemistry at Cal Poly, Pomona. At the 1999 Teacher-Scholar Summer Institute, he conducted a workshop with Barbara Burke for CSU science and education faculty that focused on science instruction for future teachers. He also received support from NASA-NOVA (NASA Opportunities for Visionary Academics) for campus teams participating in the workshops and for launching campus-based programs. Dr. Walton has devoted years of service to the Cal Poly, Pomona Faculty Development Advisory Committee, for many years serving as chair of the committee.
edwalton@csupomona.edu

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Edward M. White

Edward M. White is a professor emeritus of English at California State University at San Bernardino and an adjunct professor of English at the University of Arizona. His books include Teaching and Assessing Writing, the second edition of which was published by Calendar Islands in 1998.

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Mark Wiley
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Mark Wiley is a professor of English and is currently Associate Dean of Curriculum and Personnel in the College of Liberal Arts at California State University, Long Beach. He directed the Faculty Center for Professional Development at CSULB and earlier coordinated the composition program. Wiley worked on K-12 reform and on K-16 partnerships in the Long Beach area as well as on general education reform at CSULB. Much of his scholarship has been in rhetoric and composition, and he has published widely in that field.
mwiley@csulb.edu

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Dorothy D. Wills

Dr. Wills is a professor of anthropology in the Department of Geography and Anthropology at Cal Poly Pomona. She served as coordinator of the WASC self-study steering committee for the university. She has worked in international education and development, served in a USAID project in Senegal, surveyed women development workers, and researched the adaptation of French-language training materials into local languages. Dr. Wills speaks several langages. Her current research interests focus on educational issues, language survival, health and the environment, and the use of multimedia in social science.
ddwills@csupomona.edu

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Craig B. Wilson

Craig B. Wilson is an assistant professor in the Department of Teacher Education at CSU East Bay. His primary interests are improving content area and language instruction for English learners in K-12, pursuing the scholarship of teaching and learning, and encouraging university colleagues to do the same.
craig.wilson@csueastbay.edu

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David Winzenz

David Winzenz is a professor in the Department of Psychology at CSU, Chico. Since 1973, he has spent over a hundred hours each semester attending classes taught by colleagues, not only to expand his own education but also to observe teaching practices and to improve his own teaching.

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Marilyn Winzenz

Marilyn Winzenz is a professor in the Department of Professional Studies in Education at CSU, Chico. As associate provost, she has directed Chico State's Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) since 1994.

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William J. Wolfe

William J. Wolfe is currently an associate professor of computer science at California State University Channel Islands. He earned a Ph.D. in mathematics from the City University of New York, 1976. Following his service as a commissioned officer in the United States Navy, he joined Martin Marietta (now Lockheed-Martin), where he worked on computer vision and software modeling. In 1988 he accepted the position of associate professor of computer science at the University of Colorado at Denver. For 15 years his research focused on mathematical analysis of neural networks, genetic algorithms, and development of related software simulations but recently shifted to online technology and its impact on education. Dr. Wolfe has been the principal investigator on many projects.
William.Wolfe@csuci.edu

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Randy Yerrick

Dr. Randy Yerrick is an associate professor of science education at San Diego State University. As a research associate in the university's Center for Research in Mathematics and Science Education, Dr. Yerrick studies emerging definitions of scientific literacy in diverse science learning contexts. He has researched his efforts to re-negotiate science classroom discourse with his own at-risk high school students and has presented his findings related to student alienation at national meetings. Dr. Yerrick currently works as a teacher educator using his interpretive work to explicate dilemmas associated with changing school contexts. He teaches elementary and secondary science methods, educational technology, and a variety of other courses in the graduate program at SDSU.

ryerrick@mail.sdsu.edu | web site

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Carol Zitzer-Comfort

Carol Zitzer-Comfort has been a lecturer with Cal Poly Pomona's Department of English and Foreign Languages since 1993. She also directs the Cal Poly Pomona College Reading Skills Program. Her primary interests include critical pedagogy, active learning, integrated curriculum, and diversity and equity in education. She is currently a doctoral student at Claremont Graduate University's Center for Educational Studies. She received her MA in English from Cal Poly Pomona. Her publications include Breaking Boundaries: A Textbook for Developmental Writers, and Through the Eye of the Deer: A Collection of Native American Women's Writing.
ccomfort@csupomona.edu

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