judith k. argon
is the vice president of research administration at the Joseph Stokes Jr. Research
Institute at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. She has also served as a research administrator
at Duke University and the B. S. D. Pritzker School of Medicine at the University of Chicago.
louis j. budd
is James B. Duke Professor Emeritus at Duke University. Professor Budd served for
several years as the managing editor of American Literature.
ronald r. butters
is a professor of English and the chair of the English department at Duke Uni-
versity. He has long served as editor of American Speech.
norman l. christensen
is the former dean of the Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke
University. He is a professor of biology and environmental studies.
is a professor emeritus of history at Duke University. Professor Colton also served as
director for the humanities at the Rockefeller Foundation.
paul l. conway
is the director of Information Technical Services for Duke’s Perkins Library Sys-
tem, as well as the director of Digital Asset Initiatives at the university.
john g. cross
is a professoremeritus of economics at the Universityof Michigan. He and Professor
Goldenberg have been conducting a study of non-tenure-track hiring practices for the Andrew W.
fred e. crossland,
currently retired, served for many years as a program oﬃcer for higher edu-
cation and research at the Ford Foundation.
cathy n. davidson
is a professor of American literature and the vice provost for interdisciplinary
studies at Duke University. Professor Davidson has also served as editor of American Literature and
as the director of the John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute at Duke.
a. leigh deneef
is a professor of English at Duke University. He served for many years as the as-
sociate dean of the Graduate School.