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Editorial Board


  • Katina Strauch (College of Charleston)

Editor: ATG News Channel

  • Cris Ferguson (Furman University)

Associate Editors:

  • Rosann Bazirjian (UNC-Greensboro)
  • Cris Ferguson (Furman University)
  • Tom Gilson (College of Charleston)
  • Joyce Ogburn (U. of Utah)
  • John Riley (BUSCA)

Research Editors:

  • Barry Lee (Research & Reference Services)
  • Judy Luther (Informed Strategies)
  • Leah Hinds (Charleston Information Group, LLC)

Assistants to the Editor:

  • Ileana Strauch
  • Toni Nix (Just Right Group, LLC)

Contributing Editors:

  • Richard Abel (Consultant)
  • Rick Anderson (University of Utah)
  • Sever Bordeianu (U. of New Mexico)
  • Bryan Carson (Western Kentucky University)
  • Liz Chapman (University College London)
  • Eleanor Cook (Eastern Carolina University)
  • Audrey Fenner (Library of Congress)
  • Anthony Ferguson (U. of Hong Kong)
  • Ruth Fischer (R2 Consulting Services)
  • Julie Gammon (U. of Akron)
  • Laura Gasaway (UNC-Chapel Hill)
  • Julia Gelfand (University of California, Irvine)
  • Miriam Gilbert (Consultant)
  • Chuck Hamaker (UNC, Charlotte)
  • William M. Hannay (Schiff, Hardin & Waite)
  • Mark Herring (Winthrop University)
  • Tom Leonhardt (St. Edward’s University)
  • Rick Lugg (R2 Consulting Services)
  • Jack Montgomery (Western Kentucky University)
  • Bob Nardini (Coutts)
  • Matt Nauman (Blackwell Book Services)
  • Elsie Pritchard (Morehead State University)
  • Peter Shepherd (Project Counter)
  • Sandy Thatcher (Penn State Univ. Press)
  • Greg Tananbaum (Consultant)
  • Deborah Vaughn (College of Charleston)
  • Proofreader: Evan Berry (Charleston, SC)

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