About the Editors:

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Lisa Eckert Schade, Northern Michigan University

Lisa Schade Eckert is Assistant Professor of English Education at Northern Michigan University, where she teaches English methods and literature courses. Her research interests include exploring intersections between literary theory and literacy pedagogy, English education and rural schooling, and the role of graduate education in rural teacher professional and personal identity development. Her publications include a book, How Does It Mean? Engaging Reluctant Readers through Literary Theory (Heinemann, 2006), as well as articles in English Education, Reading Research Quarterly and the English Journal. Currently, she is working on book project highlighting rural English teacher narratives. She regularly presents her work at national and international conferences, including the National Council of Teachers of English and the International Federation of Teachers of English conferences.

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Robert Rozema, Grand Valley State University

Robert Rozema is an Associate Professor of English at Grand Valley State University. He has published multiple articles on integrating technology into literature and writing instruction, and he is the co-­‐ author of Literature and the Web: Reading and Responding with New Technologies (Heinemann, 2008). Before Grand Valley, he taught high school English for eight years. He is a regular contributor to the LAJM.