Cynthia Lightfoot, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Human Development and Family Studies at Penn State University. Her professional publications and presentations focus principally on sociogenetic and interpretive approaches to human development, with special reference to adolescent peer culture and identity processes. Foreword by Jaan Valsiner, Ph.D.
Marianne Bloch is Professor of Curriculum and Instruction and Women's Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Devorah Kennedy is a Ph.D. candidate in Early Childhood Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Theodora Lightfoot is Assistant Professor of bilingual education at the University of Illinois Chicago. Dar Weyenberg is a Ph.D. candidate in Curriculum Theory at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.