Fall 1992, Volume 9.3
Notes on Contributors


ELIZABETH S. BELL (Ph.D., U of Louisville) is Professor of English at University of South CarolinaAiken. She has recently published her second book, Kay Boyle: A Study of the Short Fiction. Her articles on composition and modern American literature have appeared in The Writing Instructor, Twentieth Century Literature, Modernist Studies, and Southern Literary Review. She was recently awarded the Carol J. Carlisle Memorial Research Award for her work on the autobiographies of early aviators.

G. S. SHARAT CHANDRA is a professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of MissouriKansas City. His newest books are Immigrants of Loss (Hippopotamus Press, England), and Family of Mirrors (BkMk Press, Missouri). He is the author of ten books, including translations from Sanskrit and English into the Indian language Kannada. A former Fulbright Fellow and winner of an NEA Fellowship in Creative Writing, Chandra has given readings at the Library of Congress, Oxford, and McDaid's Pub in Dublin.

E. LEON CHIDESTER (M.A., Brigham Young U) is Professor of Spanish at Southern Utah University. His poems have appeared in Elkhorn Review, International Poetry Review, Platte Valley Review, Weber Studies, and others. He will appear in "Utah Poets," a video produced for public television by Weber State University, in which poems are professionally interpreted through music, drama, and dance.

KATHARINE COLES (Ph.D., U of Utah) is a poet, freelance editor, fiction writer, and Assistant Professor of English at Westminster College in Salt Lake City. She also serves on the Editorial Board of Weber Studies. Her poetry has appeared in The New Republic, North American Review, Shenandoah, Prairie Schooner, Raritone, Georgia Review, and Quarterly West. She has won awards in writing from the Utah Arts Council and the Academy of American Poets, and in 1990 she received an Individual Writer's Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. Her book of poems, The One Right Touch, will be published later this year. She has just completed a novel, Heart Failures.

DEAN W. COLLINWOOD (Ph.D., U of Chicago) is Associate Professor of Sociology at Weber State University and Associate Editor of Weber Studies. A former Fulbright Scholar (University of Tokyo) and Lecturer at the University of the West Indies/College of the Bahamas, he has published articles in The Journal of Caribbean Studies, The Latin American and Caribbean Contemporary Record, and others. His books include Modern Bahamian Society (1989), The Bahamas Between Worlds (1989), and Japan and the Pacific Rim (1991).

KENT GARDIEN is a writer who lives in Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico. His story "BRU-ISER" won the 1991 Editor's Award in The Cream City Review. A poem appears in this spring's Zone 3, and another is forthcoming in Weber Studies.


ROBERT M. HOGGE (Ph.D., U of Arizona) is the Book Review Editor of Weber Studies and a faculty member in the English Department at Weber State University. Formerly he was Professor of English at the United States Air Force Academy (Colorado Springs, CO) where he served as Director of Technical Writing. He is presently co-authoring a textbook in technical writing.

JOHN K. HOPPE is currently working on his dissertation on Dos Passos, Burroughs, and Postmodernism at the University of Iowa. A book review of John Dos Passos' Correspondence, edited by Melvin Landsberg, is forthcoming in Modern Fiction Studies.

MARVIN LUNENFELD (Ph.D., New York U) is Distinguished Teaching Professor of History at SUNY, College at Fredonia. His publications include Keepers of the City: The Corregidores of Isabella I of Castile (Cambridge UP, 1987) Los Corregidores de Isabel La Cat–lica (Barcelona: Labor Universitaria Monograf’as, 1989) and 1492: Discovery, Invasion, Encounter: Sources and Interpretations (D.C. Heath, 1990).

STEPHANIE AMEDEO MARQUEZ (Ph.D., U of New Mexico) is a sociologist and Faculty Associate in the Women's Studies Program at Arizona State University. Her articles have appeared in Psychological Assessment: A Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, Women and Health, Clinical Sociology Review, and others.

TODD McGEE (BIS, Weber St. U) is a recent graduate of the Bachelor of Integrated Studies program with combined curricula in Visual Communications, Public Relations, and English. At the end of his junior year, Todd was honored as writer of the year's best news series published in The Signpost, Weber State University's newspaper.

MARK STRAND, Poet Laureate and Consultant to the Library of Congress in 1990-91, is Poet in Residence and Distinguished Professor of English at the University of Utah. See p. 8 for more details.



In addition to the members of the Editorial Board listed in this issue, a number of other scholars have helped us review manuscripts in their specific fields. The Editor wishes to thank the following for their time and expertise in reviewing manuscripts for Weber Studies:

Arthur R. Adelmann; Douglas Alder; Kenneth W. Brewer; Eugene England; Edward A. Geary; Virginia Harrington; Edward Lueders; Kathryn L. Mac-Kay; Lee McKenzie; William Mulder; Angelika Pagel; Brad Roghaar; Candadai Seshachari; Scott Slovic; Gordon Weaver, Ruth D. Weston, Glen J. Wiese.