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Jennifer Duncan

After completing an Associate of Arts degree from Emmanuel College, Jennifer McAllister Duncan transferred to the University of South Carolina where she majored in English. She completed a Master of Arts degree in American and English literature at the University of South Carolina in 1999, specializing in nineteenth-century British literature. Then she began teaching adjunct at both Chattanooga State Technical Community College in Chattanooga, and Cleveland State Community College in Cleveland, Tennessee. In 2001, she joined the faculty of Chattanooga State where she is currently an Associate Professor. She has taught classes in composition, British literature, World literature, speech, developmental studies, and business writing. Additionally, she has developed online classes in World literature and teaches online English classes. She has also served on the faculty senate and as chair of the Curriculum Committee. Jennifer is currently completing a dissertation on nineteenth-century British novels for her Ph.D. in literature at the University of Tennessee.
John Gooch

John Gooch

Dr. John Gooch is currently Director of Rhetoric and Writing in the School of Arts and Humanities at the University of Texas at Dallas, where he has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in rhetoric, professional communication, writing for the World Wide Web, and computer-mediated communication since 2005. In 2008, he became the permanent Director of Rhetoric and Writing after serving two years as interim head of the writing program. Dr. Gooch has authored professional articles and presented academic papers in the subject areas of rhetoric, composition, and professional communication. His most recent accomplishments include work as contributing author for Argument!, a new McGraw-Hill first-year composition textbook expected to publish in January 2010. Dr. Gooch’s academic interests include contemporary histories of rhetoric, the rhetoric of law and policy-making, and the history of public address. He also maintains active membership in the Rhetoric Society of America (RSA), the International Society for the History of Rhetoric (ISHR), and the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE).
Kerry Lane

Kerry Lane

Kerry J. Lane is an Assistant Professor in the English/ World Languages Department at Joliet Junior College. She has taught developmental writing, composition and rhetoric, and American and British literature at JJC for the past seven years. To provide students with concise and tailored textbooks, she has custom-published and compiled textbooks for JJC’s developmental course sequence for the past five years. Lane advocated for students to obtain necessary reading and writing tutoring services as a volunteer tutor and co-coordinator of The Writing Center and demonstrates her interest in student retention and success as the faculty co-chair of the Enrollment Management Committee.
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Liz Canfield

Liz Canfield received her MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University in May 2001. She presently teaches freshman composition and women’s studies courses at VCU. Because she is passionate about independent publishing and bookselling, she organizes a reading series for Chop Suey Books, in addition to other community workshops and events that pertain to independent publishing, zines, and activism. Most recently, she has published poems in thINK, a handmade letterpress chapbook, and diode, an online poetry journal.
Nancy DeJoy

Nancy DeJoy

Nancy DeJoy received her Ph.D. from Purdue University in 1993. Her scholarship focuses on creating spaces for undergraduate writing in composition studies. DeJoy is currently the Director of Tier I Writing at Michigan State University.