Dennis K. Mumby (Ph.D., M.A., Southern Illinois University; BA, Sheffield Hallam University) is Professor and Chair of Communication Studies at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a Fellow of UNC's Institute for the Arts and Humanities. His research focuses on the relationships among discourse, power, gender, and organizing. A Fellow of the International Communication Association and a National Communication Association Distinguished Scholar, he has published six books and over 50 articles in the area of critical organization studies, and his work has appeared in journals such as Academy of Management Review, Management Communication Quarterly, Communication Monographs, Discourse & Society, and Human Relations. He is past chair of the Organizational Communication Division of NCA, a six-time winner of the division's annual research award, and a recipient of the division's Fredric M. Jablin Award for contributions to the field of organizational communication.
Steve May (Ph.D., Utah; M.A. and B.A., Purdue) is currently Assistant Chair of the Department of Communication Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Besides UNC, May has held positions at the University of Utah, Montana State University, and the University of Waikato (in New Zealand). Since 1999 hes been Editor of Management Communication Quarterly (Forum) [SAGE]. Hes also served as associate editor of Management Communication Quarterly (1996-98), Journal of Business Communication (1995-97), Electronic Journal of Radical Organizational Theory (1997), Australian Journal of Communication (special issue, 19970, Communication Theory (special issues, 1996, 1997), and Journal of Applied Communication Research (1993-96). Forthcoming books include Work and Identity in the New Millennium (Berrett-Koehler) and Corporate Social Responsibility (Oxford; George Cheney co-author). Hes the recipient of numerous teaching awards and research grants.