Gary Tate is Cecil and Ida Green Distinguished Emeritus Tutor at Texas Christian University, where he has taught since 1971. He is coeditor, with Edward Corbett and Nancy Meyers, of The Writing Teacher's Sourcebook 4e (OUP, 1999). He is well-known in the field for his work into composition pedagogies and working-class literature.
Amy Rupiper-Taggart is Associate Professor of English and Director of First-Year Writing at North Dakota State University. Her research focuses on issues in composition pedagogy, including community engagement practices, and student and teacher reflection. She recently co-authored the research-writing textbook Research Matters with Rebecca Moore Howard. An article written with Hessler on formative assessment and student reflection recently appeared in the International Journal for the
Scholarship ofTeaching and Learning; an article written with Margaret Lowry on teacher preparation appeared in WPA: Writing Program Administration.
Kurt Schick is Director of the Learning Centers and Associate Professor of Writing, Rhetoric, & Technical Communication at James Madison University, where he teaches courses in writing and consults with faculty who write or teach writing.
H. Brooke Hessler is Professor of English and Eleanor Lou Carrithers Chair of Writing at Oklahoma City University, where she teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in composition, visual rhetoric, and digital textuality. Her scholarship on composition pedagogy has appeared in a variety of edited collections and most recently (with Rupiper Taggart) in the International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. In 2010 she was inducted into the DaVinci Institute for creativity and
innovation in higher education. Her research centers on composition pedagogy and rhetorical ingenuity.show more