Jack Snowman is Professor Emeritus of Educational Psychology at Southern Illinois University. He earned his Ph.D. in educational psychology at Indiana University in 1975. His research is in the area of cognitive and learning strategies. His recent publications include "Learning Tactics and Strategies" in COGNITIVE CLASSROOM LEARNING (Academic Press, 1986) and "Explorations in Mnemonic Training" in IMAGERY AND RELATED MNEMONIC PROCESSING (Springer-Verlag, 1987).
Rick McCown is a Professor in the School of Education at Duquesne University, where he served as Department Chair and as Interim Dean. His current appointments in Duquesne's School of Education include Senior Researcher in the Center for Advancing the Study of Teaching and Learning and the UCEA Center for Educational Leadership and Social Justice. He is also Principal Investigator at Duquesne for the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate. Dr. McCown earned his Ph.D. in Educational Psychology at Indiana University. He has been elected to Phi Kappa Phi and the Pennsylvania Society of Teaching Scholars. He has received numerous teaching awards including his university's highest teaching award, the President's Award for Excellence in Teaching.