About the Author
Vanessa Sheared is?dean of the?College of Education at Sacramento State University. Previously she has been associate dean for academic affairs, College of Education, San Francisco State University. She?is the coeditor of?Making Space: Merging Theory and Practice in Adult Education.
Juanita Johnson-Bailey is?professor and graduate coordinator for the?program in Adult Education in the?Department of Lifelong Education, Administration, and?Policy at the University of Georgia and has held a joint faculty appointment in Adult Ed and Women's Studies since 1995. She is the author of Sistahs in College (Frandson Award winner) and coeditor of?Flat-footed Truths: Telling Black Women's Lives.
Scipio A.J. Colin, III is?chair of the?Department of Adult, Continuing, and Literacy Education at National-Louis University. She was coeditor of Confronting Racism?and Sexism, New Directions for Adult and Contiuting Education, No.?61.
Elizabeth Peterson, recently deceased,?was director of Master's Programs,?Department of Adult?and Continuing Education, National-Louis University, and codirector of Gidwitz Center for Urban Policy and Community Development. She?was the editor of Freedom Road: Adult Education of African Americans (two editions).
Stephen D. Brookfield is Distinguished University?Professor at the University of St. Thomas in?Minneapolis, Minnesota. He has taught in England, Canada, Australia, and the United States.?The?winner of the Houle Award for Literature in Adult Education on multiple occasions,?he?is the?author of?numerous books on the subject.