SUSAN HARDY AIKEN, Associate Professor of English, University of Arizona, has published widely in NINETEENTH- AND TWENTIETH‐ CENTURY literature and feminist criticism in such journals as "PMLA", Contemporary Literature, and Scandinavian Studies. She is currently working on Isak Dinesen and the Engendering of Narrative, a book on the implications of gender and sexual difference in Dinesen's texts.
KAREN ANDERSON, Associate Professor of History, University of Arizona, specializes in the history of women, specifically women and work, and women and the family. The author of Wartime Women: Sex Roles, Family Relations, and the Status of Women During World War II, she is currently writing a book on minority group women in America entitled Changing Woman: A History of Racial Ethnic Women in Modern America.
MYRA DINNERSTEIN, Chairperson of Women's Studies and Director of the Southwest Institute for Research on Women at the University of Arizona, has directed a number of curriculum integration projects at both the elementary, secondary and university levels. She is co-author of " Initiating a Curriculum Integration Project: Lessons from the Campus and the Region," in Women's Place in the Academy: Transforming the Liberal Arts ( 1985) and has written other essays on women's studies and curriculum integration.
JUDY NOLTE LENSINK, Assistant Director of the curriculum project at the University of Arizona from which these essays came, is doing research on women's writing including " Expanding the Boundaries of Criticism: the Diary as Female Autobiography" in Women's Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal, SUMMER 1987, as well as The Diary of Emily Hawley Gillespie, 1858- 1888: Typical Pattern, Atypical Perception (in progress). She has also edited a collection of essays on Southwestern literature, Old Southwest/New Southwest.