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Peter G. Beidler

Peter G. Beidler is the Lucy G. Moses Emeritus Distinguished Professor of English at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA.  He has published more than one hundred articles on Chaucer, Native American fiction, and American literature.  Among his more than two dozen books and book-length editing projects is Ghost, Demons, and Henry James: "The Turn of the Screw" at the Turn of the Century (1989).  More recently he coauthored A Reader's Guide to the Novels of Louise Erdrich (1999, with Gay Barton), and his most recent book, A Reader's Companion to J. D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye (2009).  He taught as a Fulbright professor in China 1987-88.  In 1983 the Council for Advancement and Support of Education and the Carnegie Foundation named Beidler National Professor of the Year .  He spent the 1995-96 academic year as the Robert Foster Cherry Visiting Distinguished Teaching Professor at Baylor University, and he has won a number of teaching awards.


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Susan Belasco

Susan Belasco (BA, Baylor University; PhD, Texas A&M University), professor of English and women's studies at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, has taught courses in writing and American literature at several institutions since 1974, including McLennan Community College; Allegheny College; California State University, Los Angeles; and the University of Tulsa. The editor of Margaret Fuller's Summer on the Lakes and Fanny Fern's Ruth Hall, she is also the coeditor of three collections of essays: Approaches to Teaching Stowe's "Uncle Tom's Cabin"; Periodical Literature in Nineteenth-Century America; and Leaves of Grass: The Sesquicentennial Essays. The editor of "Walt Whitman's Periodical Poetry" for the Walt Whitman Archive (whitmanarchive.org), she is the current president of the Research Society for American Periodicals.


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Franklin Bell

Franklin Bell is a consultant for the College Board, presenting at two-day and week-long conferences throughout the Southwest and Mid-Atlantic Regions. He has been a reader and a table leader for the AP Biology exam, and is a past member of the AP Biology Test Development Committee. Formerly, Franklin was the Science Department co-chair at Saint Mary’s Hall in San Antonio, Texas. In 2003, the College Board presented him with the Outstanding Achievement Award for his contributions to the Advanced Placement Program, and in 2006, the National Association of Biology Teachers distinguished Franklin as the Texas Outstanding Biology Teacher. During his 25 years as a high school science teacher, Franklin has spent 18 years teaching AP Biology. Along with AP Biology, he also currently teaches AP Environmental Science at Mercersburg Academy.


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Nancy Bentley

Nancy Bentley is Undergraduate English Chair at the University of Pennsylvania.


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Susan Naomi Bernstein

Susan Naomi Bernstein’s most recent book is Teaching Developmental Writing, Fourth Edition. She has published in Journal of Basic Writing, Modern Language Studies, and elsewhere, and has an essay forthcoming in Reflections: A Journal of Public Rhetoric, Writing, and Service Learning. Susan currently is a lecturer at Arizona State University in Tempe, and co-coordinates the Stretch Writing Program. This year she is teaching a section of Stretch at an American Indian Community in central Arizona, as well as a new practicum course in teaching Basic Writing.


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Andrew Berry

Andrew Berry is Lecturer in the Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology and an undergraduate advisor in the Life Sciences at Harvard University. With research interests in evolutionary biology and history of science, he teaches courses that either focus on one of the areas or combine the two. He has written two books: Infinite Tropics, a collection of the writings of Alfred Russel Wallace, and, with James D. Watson, DNA: The Secret of Life, which is part history, part exploration of the controversies surrounding DNA-based technologies.


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Andrew Biewener

Andrew Biewener is Charles P. Lyman Professor of Biology in the Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology at Harvard University and Director of the Concord Field Station. He teaches both introductory and advanced courses in anatomy, physiology, and biomechanics. His research focuses on the comparative biomechanics and neuromuscular control of mammalian and avian locomotion, with relevance to biorobotics. He is currently Deputy Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Experimental Biology. He also served as President of the American Society of Biomechanics.


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Patricia Bizzell

Patricia Bizzell (PhD, Rutgers University) is Reverend John E. Brooks, S. J. Professor of Humanities at the College of the Holy Cross. With Bruce Herzberg she has published Negotiating Difference (Bedford/St. Martin's, 1996), and with Bruce Herzberg and Nedra Reynolds, The Bedford Bibliography for Teachers of Writing, Fifth Edition (Bedford/St. Martin's, 2000).


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Charles T. Blair-Broeker

Charles Blair-Broeker taught at Cedar Falls High School (Iowa) for 36 years and now teaches part-time at Hawkeye Community College. Charlie has been involved in a number of American Psychological Association (APA) initiatives, including service as: • A member of the task force that authored the National Standards for High School Psychology Curricula; as the first elected chair of the Executive Board of Teachers of Psychology in Secondary Schools (TOPSS). • Co-editor of the fourth volume of the Activities Handbook for the Teaching of Psychology. • A member of the Steering Committees for the 2017 Summit on High School Psychology. Charlie also participated in the 2008 National Conference on Undergraduate Education in Psychology, and the 1999 National Forum on Psychology Partnerships. He has been a Test Developer, Question Leader, Rubric Master, Table Leader, and Reader for AP® Psychology since the test was first administered in 1992. He has given countless presentations about the teaching of psychology across the nation. Among his teaching awards are the Grinnell College Outstanding College Teacher Award, the University of Iowa Distinguished Teaching Award, and the APA Division 2 Teaching Excellence Award. The TOPSS Charles T. Blair-Broeker Excellence in Teaching Award was named after him in 2014, the same year he received an APA Presidential Citation for “exemplary efforts to promote high-quality instruction of and professionalism in teaching high school psychology.” He has been married for 40 joyous years to his wife Lynn. Together they keep up on the adventures of their kids Carl (married to Liz) and Eric (married to Brittany and father of Marin). Charlie plays pickleball most mornings with far more passion than precision.


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David W. Blight

David W. Blight is Class of 1954 Professor of American History and Director of the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery and Abolition at Yale University. He previously taught at Amherst College and Harvard University, as well as seven years as a high school teacher in his hometown of Flint, Michigan. His books include an edition of Douglass’s second autobiography, My Bondage and My Freedom; American Oracle: The Civil War in the Civil Rights Era; Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory; the Bedford edition of W. E. B. DuBois’s The Souls of Black Folk with co-editor Robert Gooding-Williams; and Frederick Douglass’s Civil War: Keeping Faith in Jubilee. He is at work on a new
full life of Douglass.


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Wang Bo

Ms. Wang Bo, Lecturer of the School of Chinese of Beijing Foreign Languages University, BA and MA in Linguistics and Applied Linguistics from Chinese Department of Beijing Normal University. She has published a lot, and participated in the writing of several textbooks including “Manager’s Chinese”. Wang Bo also taught Business Chinese and Technological Chinese in the EU-China cooperation projects, Chinese courses at Rome University of Italy, Woosong University of Korea and Chinese teacher training program in Malaysia. 


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Louisa Bond Moffitt

Louisa Bond Moffitt holds a Ph.D. in U.S. History and has been teaching AP United States history at Marist School in Atlanta, Georgia, for more than twenty-eight years. She has been involved with the AP U.S. History reading for many years, serving as an exam leader and assistant chief reader for that exam. She is currently working as the question leader for the alternate AP U.S. History exam. In addition, she has been a member of the AP U.S. History test development committee, as well as several other test development committees. She has also coauthored a number of textbooks dealing with international relations built around conversations among former U.S. secretaries of state and defense. She has been active in the field of Middle East studies and has been recognized by the Middle East Studies Association for her work with both students and teachers. She is the chair of the History Department at Marist School and leads numerous AP U.S. workshops during the summers and throughout the school year.


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Hunter R. Boylan

Hunter R. Boylan is the Director of the National Center for Developmental Education and a Professor of Higher Education at Appalachian State University in Boone, NC. He is a member of the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Developmental Education, the International Journal of Education and Development, and the Journal of Teaching and Learning and serves on the Advisory Boards of the Carnegie Foundation Statway Project, the National Center for Postsecondary Research, the National Association for Developmental Education (NADE), and is a Technical Assistant for the Gates Foundation Developmental Education Initiative. He the former Chair of the Council of Learning Assistance and Developmental Education Associations, a Past President of NADE, and the founding Director of the nation's first Doctoral Program in Developmental Education at Grambling State University. He has received the NADE award for "Outstanding Leadership" and the association's "Outstanding Research" Award is named after him as are the research scholarships of the Association for the Tutoring Profession and the National College Learning Center Association. He is the author or co-author of five books and over 100 research articles, book chapters, and monographs.


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