Sue Armitage is Director of Women's Studies and Associate Professor of History at Washington State University in Pullman, Washington. Since 1980 she has been Eastern Washington Project Director for the Washington Women's Heritage Project, an NEH-funded effort to collect and publicize the history and experience of women in Washington State. Her special research interests include frontier women, women's oral history, and the development of methodologies to incorporate women's experience into local history.
Samuel I. Bellman is Professor of English at California State Polytechnic University. He received his Ph.D. in English from The Ohio State University; he has taught at USC and Portsmouth Polytechnic in Hampshire, England. He has published "The 'New Woman' in the Space Age" (published by the California Association of Women Deans and Vice-Principals), biographies of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and Constance Rourke in the Twayne United States Authors Series, and articles on American women writers in Notable American Women, Dictionary of Literary Biography, and Fifteen American Women Writers: Bibliographical Essays.
Caren J. Deming received her Ph.D. in Radio-Television-Film from the University of Michigan. She is Associate Professor and Chairperson for the Broadcast Communication Arts Department at San Francisco State University. Her primary research interest is in broadcast criticism, media and culture, women and media, and intercultural media issues. She has articles and reviews in the Journal of Popular Culture, Comm/ent, Intellect, Women's Studies Quarterly ( London), Media Report to Women, and various regional journals. She has contributed biographies of broadcast writers for Ungar Guide to American Women Writers and is contributing editor of Public Communication Review, and an Associate of the Women's Institute for Freedom of the Press.
Catherine Dobson Farmer has been a member of the English faculty at Wallace State Community College in Hanceville, Alabama, since 1975. A native of Birmingham, Alabama, Ms. Farmer received her bachelor's degree