Thomas Deansteaches at the University Connecticut, where he also directs the writing center and the writing across the disciplines program. His teaching and research interests include composition theory, service-learning, rhetoric, writing across the curriculum, prose style, writing in workplace and civic settings, pragmatist philosophy, Shakespeare, and the relationship between literature and composition. He is the author ofWriting Partnerships: Service-Learning in CompositionandWriting and Community Action. nbsp;Barbara Roswellteaches at Goucher College, where she has also directed the Writing Program, WAC, and the First Year Colloquium. The founding editor ofReflectionsand co-author ofReading, Writing, and Gender, her scholarship has appeared inAssessing Writing,Educational Assessment,Writing Center Journal, and theCommunity Arts Network.She has been instrumental in developing the Baltimore Read A Story - Write A Story after-school program and the college degree program at the Maryland Correctional Institution for Women.Dr. Adrian J. Wurris an adjunct professor at Washington State University and The University of Idaho, where he teaches TESOL and literacy education courses. A Fulbright Scholar in spring of 2007, he has published numerous scholarly articles in the U.S. and abroad on literacy, assessment, service-learning, and TESOL. He co-edited Learning the Language of Global Citizenship: Service-Learning in Applied Linguistics (Wiley, 2007) and serves on the editorial boards of The Reading Matrix and Reflections: A Journal of Writing, Service-learning,andCommunity Literacy .