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Dana Ferris

Dana Ferris is Professor and Associate Director for Lower-Division Writing in the University Writing Program at the University of California, Davis. An applied linguist by training (Ph.D., University of Southern California), she has many years of experience teaching in ESL/multilingual writing programs and in mainstream composition programs. She also has spent over 20 years as a teacher educator, working with future K-12 teachers, with M.A. students in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), Composition, and Reading, and with Ph.D. students in Linguistics, Education, and English.

Her research has focused extensively on response to student writing and on written corrective feedback in second language writing. Her work has been published in a range of journals including TESOL Quarterly, Research in the Teaching of English, Studies in Second Language Acquisition, Journal of Second Language Writing, Across the Disciplines, Writing and Pedagogy, TESOL Journal, and CATESOL Journal. 

She has previously published seven books. These teacher preparation and reference books have focused on the needs of multilingual/second language writers and readers and on responding to student writing. Titles include Teaching L2 Composition: Purpose, Process, and Practice (3rd Ed. 2013, with John Hedgcock, Routledge), Treatment of Error in Second Language Student Writing (2nd Ed. 2011, Michigan), and Teaching Readers of English (2009, with John Hedgcock, Routledge).


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Barbara Fister

Barbara Fister is a professor and librarian at Gustavus Adolphus College, where she directs the library's instruction program, works with the John S. Kendall Center for Engaged Learning, and teaches several courses, including a first-term seminar. She has published widely on information literacy, the future of publishing, and popular reading practices; she also has published a book on third world women's literatures, three novels, and is a weekly columnist for Library Journal and Inside Higher Ed.


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Barbara Fister

Barbara Fister is a professor and librarian at Gustavus Adolphus College, where she directs the library's instruction program, works with the John S. Kendall Center for Engaged Learning, and teaches several courses, including a first-term seminar. She has published widely on information literacy, the future of publishing, and popular reading practices; she also has published a book on third world women's literatures, three novels, and is a weekly columnist for Library Journal and Inside Higher Ed.


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Jennifer Fleischner

Jennifer Fleischner (PhD, Columbia) is a professor of English at Adelphi University. She is the author of Mrs. Lincoln and Mrs. Keckly: The Remarkable Story of the Friendship Between a First Lady and a Former Slave (2003) and Mastering Slavery: Memory, Family, and Identity in Women's Slave Narratives (1996), as well as the historical novels Nobody’s Boy (2006), and I Was Born a Slave: The Story of Harriet Jacobs (1997). With Susan Weisser she is also the coeditor of Feminist Nightmares: Women at Odds: Feminism and the Problem of Sisterhood (1994).


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Christopher B. Fox

Christopher Fox chairs the Department of English at the University of Notre Dame.  He is the author of Locke and the Scriblerians: Identity and Consciousness in Early Eighteenth-Century Britain (1988) and the editor or coeditor of several books, including Psychology and Literature in the Eighteenth Century (1987); Teaching Eighteenth-Century Poetry (1990); Walking Naboth's Vineyard: New Studies of Swift (1995); and Inventing Human Science: Eighteenth-Century Domains (forthcoming).  He has lectured widely in the United States and abroad and is currently writing a book on Swift.


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Paul H. Fry

Paul H. Fry is a William Lampson Professor of English and Master of Ezra Stiles College at Yale University.  His numerous scholarly articles and books on Romantic poetry and literary theory include The Poet's Calling in the English Ode (1980); The Reach of Criticism: Method and Perception in Literary Theory (1983); William Empson: Prophet against Sacrifice (1991); and A Defense of Poetry: Reflections on the Occasion of Writing (1995).  He is currently at work on a study of William Wordsworth.


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