Dr. Carl S. Warren is Professor Emeritus of Accounting at the University of Georgia, Athens. Dr. Warren has taught classes at the University of Georgia, University of Iowa, Michigan State University, and University of Chicago. He focused his teaching efforts on principles of accounting and auditing. Dr. Warren received his PhD from Michigan State University and his BBA and MA from the University of Iowa. During his career, Dr. Warren published numerous articles in professional journals, including THE ACCOUNTING REVIEW, JOURNAL OF ACCOUNTING RESEARCH, JOURNAL OF ACCOUNTANCY, THE CPA JOURNAL, and AUDITING: A JOURNAL OF PRACTICE AND THEORY. Dr. Warren has served on numerous committees of the American Accounting Association, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the Institute of Internal Auditors. He also has consulted with numerous companies and public accounting firms. His outside interests include playing handball, golfing, skiing, backpacking, and fly-fishing.
Jennifer Duffy has written for Course Technology for more than a decade and her accomplishments include four editions of MICROSOFT WORD ILLUSTRATED for the popular Office series. A successful freelance writer, Ms. Duffy lives and works in New Hampshire. In addition to authoring technology texts, she has worked in the business world as a writer, editor, and public relations liaison. Ms. Duffy combines her varied business knowledge and expertise in Word with her prolific writing skills to ensure this book is an exceptional resource for today's students.
Lisa Friedrichsen is a Professor at Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, Kansas, where she teaches database and Web-related classes. As an author, she has written several prominent Access, Office, and Web-related textbooks. Ms. Friedrichsen combines her ability to teach with extensive hands-on experience in computer technology, where she has developed many relational database systems in the fields of marketing, healthcare, and education.
Elizabeth Eisner Reding has authored many books for Cengage Learning on a variety of software programs, including Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Publisher. Living in New Mexico with her husband, she spends her free time grilling, water gardening, road and mountain biking, and collecting Southwestern art.