Glenn Olsennbsp;is currently a professor and department chair in the Teaching and Learning Department at the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks. He has a bachelorrsquo;s degree from Macalester College, St. Paul, Minnesota, a M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Oregon, a M.S. degree in Child Development from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He has taught American History and Urban Studies at Jefferson School and South High School in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He has also directed child care centers in rural communities and in technical colleges in Minnesota and Wisconsin. He has over 30 articles on different education issues published and another book co-authored with John Hoover calledTeasing and Harassment: The Frames and Scripts Approach for Teachers and Parents.Glenn served on the Crookston, Minnesota School Board for eight years. He has three adult children and his wife Barb teaches kindergarten.nbsp; Mary Lou Fullerhas been an elementary school teacher, school psychologist, and a university faculty member. At the time she retired from the University of North Dakota, she was a Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor and held the Rose Isabelle Kelley Fischer Chair of Education. She received three Masterrsquo;s Degrees from Arizona State University and her Ph.D. from the University of New Mexico. Her studies dealt with diversity in the classroom and in families, and diversity is central to most of her research and publications. Among her publications are two other college textbooks,Teaching Hispanic Children and Adult Learners on Campus, co-authored with colleagues. Mary Lou now lives on a ranch in the high desert of Arizona and teaches off-campus classes for Northern Arizona University. She enjoys communicating with other educators and welcomes email at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Mry Lou Fuller was born in Bryn Mawr, PA in 1929. Her studies included Creative Writing & Industrial Psychology. Her early career was in Personnel work in Philadelphia writing, producing & conducting supervisory & management training programs. She was married at 18 to a man who emotionally & sexually abused her. Her story & the seven women instrumental in her journey to recovery, is chronicled in her third book. On The Wings of a Unicom. While living in Fitzwilliam, NH in the 1960's, Fuller & her second husband owned & operated the 1796 Firzwilliam Inn. It is the subject of her first book, A Horse in the Ladies' Room, based on the humorous experiences of innkeeping in the historic Mt. Monadnock Region of New Hampshire. In 1980, Fuller re-located to Durham, NH & took a position at the University of New Hampshire as a business manager for student dining. In 1989, at the age of 60, Fuller deserted the security of her business career to pursue a life-long dream to write full time. A second book, Where Lame Donkeys Lie, traces three generations of her family's history triggered by discoveries made in a centuries-old heirloom desk inherited from her grandfather. p Fuller's latest work, Sisters by Heart - Partners in Aging: A Memoir of Two Women, is by far her most poignant, whimsical & revealing work yet. Mary Lou Fuller resides in Rochester, NH & has two grown children. In addition to her writing, she is a partner in KALM Publishing, Durham, NH.