William M. Timpson is a Professor in the School of Education at Colorado State University where he teaches undergraduate and graduate courses. In addition, he heads the International Network for Sustainable Peace and Development within the School of Global Environmental Sustainability at CSU. Bill has been an advocate for improving postsecondary education both as past Director of the Teaching and Learning Center at CSU, as an author and speaker on teaching enhancement, and research on the scholarship of teaching. Long interested in issues of sustainability, peace, and equity, the topics are reflected in his scholarhip. His research, in part supported by a National Kellogg Fellowship and a Fulbright Fellowship, has focused on the topics from a global perspective. Currently, Bill and colleagues are focusing on the use of Case Studies as a tool for growth and learning in geographic, as well as, social communities. Case Studies reflect grassroots learning and community building that is occurring globally, which can be facilitated and shared through the increased availability of new technologies.
Brian Dunbar taught English and Media Studies at Lasswade High School Centre, Midlothian and film courses for the University of Edinburgh's Office of Lifelong Learning. He is the author of Dracula in the York Film Notes series and Goldfinger for Longman's Ultimate Film Guides.
Gailmarie Kimmel brings thirty years of experience in community and university education. After participating in the Peace Corps, she staffed Peace and Conflict Studies at University of California at Berkeley and two Oakland churches, cofounded a multidisciplinary think tank, and directed an environmental camp. Currently, she works with the CSU Forest Service, linking sustainable land management with green building and bioenergy, and coordinates the Green Building Certificate Program for CSU's IBE. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Rocky Mountain Sustainable Living Association and is launching its local living economy project.
Brett Bruyere is director of the CSU Environmental Learning Center (ELC) and assistant professor in the Department of Natural Resource Recreation and Tourism. The ELC provides programs to thousands of students, families, and educators annually about environmental conservation.