MARY BRYDON-MILLER is an associate professor of psychology at New England College in Henniker, New Hampshire. Her community-organizing experience includes working with physically disabled individuals in the Community Accessibility Project. She also was a founding member and convener of the Pioneer Valley Gray Panthers. Her current research is in the psychology of immigration and in the effects of various social models of assimilation on the immigrant experience.
MARLENE BRANT CASTELLANO, a member of the Mohawk Nation, Bay of Quinte Band, is a professor in the Department of Native Studies at Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario, where she served three terms as chair of the department, and associate professor in the Faculty of Education, Queen's University. Her teaching and research interests center around social development, participatory research methods, and contemporary applications of traditional knowledge. In 1992 she was granted leave from Trent University to assume the position of co-director of research for the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples, an inquiry mandated by the government of Canada to develop recommendations to facilitate a new relationship between Aboriginal peoples and Canadian society.
DONALD E. COMSTOCK is currently a visiting member of the faculty of the Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington, and a principal of the Phoenix Group, Inc., a community development firm in Seattle. Over the past decade, he has worked in community-based development in rural and urban areas founding and directing several housing and economic devel-