The Editors: Susan F. Semel is Associate Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Teaching at Hofstra University. She
received her A.B. in History from Wheaton College (Norton, Massachusetts), and her M.A.T., Ed.M., and Ed.D. from Teachers
College, Columbia University. She is the author of The Dalton School: The Transformation of a Progressive School (Peter
Lang, 1992), coauthor of Exploring Education, and coeditor of the International Handbook of Educational Reform.
Alan R. Sadovnik is Professor of Education at Adelphi University. He received his B.A. in Sociology from Queens College of
the City University of New York, and his M.A. and Ph.D. in Sociology from New York University. He is the author of Equity
and Excellence in Higher Education: The Decline of a Liberal Educational Reform (Peter Lang, 1994), editor of Knowledge
and Pedagogy: The Sociology of Basil Bernstein, coeditor of Exploring Society, the International Handbook of
Educational Reform and Implementing Educational Reform, and coauthor of Exploring Education.