The Authors: sj Miller is Assistant Professor of Secondary English Education at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. S/he has
a B.A. in social sciences from the University of California, Berkeley, an M.A. in Jewish studies from the Hebrew Union College,
and a Ph.D. in educational thought and sociocultural studies with an emphasis in secondary English education from the University
of New Mexico. S/he has published widely in journals and, most notably, won the 2005 Article of the Year Award from the English
Journal. sj’s current research interests are in unpacking English teacher identity in spacetime as preservice teachers
experience the larger matrix of the teaching world.
Linda Norris is Associate Professor of English and Director of Undergraduate
English education at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She has a B.A. in English and a B.A. in French from Penn State, and
an M.A. in language communications and a Ph.D. in instruction and learning from the University of Pittsburgh, where she won
the Doctoral Association of Educators’ Outstanding Dissertation Award. She is the co-author of Making Thinking Visible:
Writing, Collaborative Planning, and Classroom Inquiry (1994).