JERILYN FISHER is Associate Professor of English at Hostos Community College, City University of New York, where she also teaches women’s studies. She coordinated the National Women’s Studies Association’s Service Learning Project, co-editing From the Campus to the Community: The Women’s Studies Service Learning Handbook. She has published articles on feminist pedagogy, fairy tales and feminist theory, and essays about the work of Kim Chernin and Buchi Emecheta. Previously, she and Ellen Silber edited Analyzing the Different Voice: Feminist Psychological Theory and Literary Texts (1998).
ELLEN S.SILBER is Professor of French at Marymount College of Fordham University, Tarrytown, New York, where she also teaches women’s studies and is the director of the Marymount Institute for the Education of Women and Girls. She edited Critical Issues in Foreign Language Instruction (1991) and co-edited Analyzing the Different Voice: Feminist Psychological Theory and Literary Texts (1998) with Jerilyn Fisher. She was an associate editor for a special issue of the Women’s Studies Quarterly: Keeping Gender on the Chalkboard (2001). Silber is especially interested in gender equity in education and currently has a Ford Foundation grant to work with a team on the creation of gender-equitable classroom materials for teacher educators.
PAUL BAIL has a doctorate in psychology from the University of Michigan and teaches multicultural awareness for the graduate counseling program at Fitchburg State College. He is the author of John Saul: A Critical Companion and Anne Tyler: A Critical Companion, and a contributor to Great Women Mystery Writers. A former peace activist with a lifelong interest in comparative religion, he has spent twenty years studying Hindu and Buddhist religious practices.