Cynthia Gerstl-Pepin, Professor of Educational Leadership and Foundations at the University of Vermont, received her PhD from
the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She served as a Fulbright Scholar to China, co-edited Survival of the
Fittest: The Shifting Contours of Higher Education in China and the United States, co-authored Reframing Educational
Politics for Social Justice, co-edited Social Justice Leadership for a Global World, and has been published in
Cynthia Reyes is Associate Professor of Middle Level Education and Literacy Education at the University
of Vermont. She received her doctorate from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She has published articles in various research
journals including Educational Foundations and Research in the Teaching of English. Her research interests include
digital literacy with English language learners, multilingual education and language policy, and narrative research.