THE JOURNAL OF EDUCATION, COMMUNITY, AND VALUES
Jeffrey Barlow, Director of the Berglund Center, is the founding editor of The Journal of the Association for History and Computing, Past President and current Webmaster of the Association for Asian Studies on the Pacific Coast (ASPAC), and Director of the Matsushita Center for Electronic Learning (MCEL). He is Professor of History and holds the Matsushita Chair of Asian Studies at Pacific University. Professor Barlow's web page.Contact this author>
Dr. Jerald Block is a Board-certified adult psychiatrist. He earned his medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine and did his residency at Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital & New York State Psychiatric Institute. He was initially trained at Columbia University as an industrial engineer and worked for several years as a computer consultant before going into medicine. In 1999, Dr. Block opened a private practice in Portland, Or. He also worked as an attending in the Crisis Triage Center and as a consult/liaison psychiatrist in St. Vincent's Hospital. Currently, Dr. Block is an advanced candidate at the Oregon Psychoanalytic Center. He is also on the clinical teaching faculty at Oregon Health & Sciences University. In 2003, Dr. Block co-founded SMARTguard Software, a firm that developed a tool to track and limit certain types of computer use. Dr. Block is a leading authority on compulsive computer use, pathological computer use, and "Internet addiction." In addition to numerous lectures and papers on computers and pathological computer use, Dr. Block has testified before the FCC and the California Senate on issues ranging from illegal file downloading to pornography and the Internet. He has also recently published a psychiatric forensic analysis on the shootings at Columbine High School.Contact this author>
With degrees in neuroscience and education, Charles began his professional life teaching physical sciences in French-immersion public schools in Alberta, Canada. He authored manuals for chemistry education in French and pioneered a new practical approach to science education. In 1995, Charles was part of a team of educators who established Canada's first fully publicly funded K- 9 virtual school.
In the late 90's, Charles left public education to pursue a full time career in systems consulting by starting his first technology company. He worked with numerous government and education bodies providing network, data management, and security solutions. In 1998, he became Security Technology Coordinator at Canada's first Arctic diamond mine where he worked with North America's leading physical and data security providers.
Charles is now living in the Portland, Oregon area where he is consulting with a new software company developing integrated solutions for desktops, handhelds, and networks for ophthalmic clinics, and professional health education. To that end, he is pursuing a doctorate in optometry (O.D.) and will graduate from Pacific University College of Optometry in 2008.Contact this author>
Glee is a writer and technologist who now works in enterprise risk management for a financial services firm. She is the co-author (with Pat McGregor) of four books intended to help consumers manage their use of technology. Their digital privacy book is on the reading list for the privacy professional certification course offered by the Interational Association of Privacy Professionals. By training a journalist, she worked in developing library automation systems, in corporate marketing for a large mainframe computer manufacturer, and then was an early advocate for internet working. Representing first an Internet service provider and then a privacy software development company, she contributed to the discussions regarding digital information and privacy in the state, federal, and international policy arena. She was a private sector advisor to the Departments of State and Commerce at the OECD and her deposition explaining how the Internet works is quoted in the Reno v. ACLU Supreme Court decision overturning the Communications Decency Act. As a speaker at conferences, in Congressional testimony, and on television, she is particularly known for explaining complex technical systems and concepts to non-technical audiences.Contact this author>
Tom has a bachelor degree with honours from Leicester University, an MBA and doctorate in Management Education from the University of Wales as well as professional qualifications gained from the University of Wolverhampton, the UK Institute of Learning and Teaching, the Waikato Institute of Technology, New Zealand and the EdExcel Foundation in London. In addition, he has held corporate membership of the UK Chartered Institute of Personnel Development and the UK Institute of Management. He retains connections to the UK through his work with Henley International Management College in the MBA programme and more recently, with the M.Sc programme in the department of International Business at the University of Ulster.
Since arriving in New Zealand Tom has lectured at the Waikato University Management School in Management Communication and at the Teaching and Learning Development Unit of the university on teambuilding. He has also lectured on personal development and creativity in the Action Learning Leadership MBA programme at the University Centre for Executive Education. Tom has also taught at the Waikato Institute of Technology School of Communication and currently is Associate Head of the School of Education and Social development. He is about to take up a position at the University of New South Wales, in Sydney, Australia, as Academic Learning and Teaching Fellow in the Australian Business School.
Tom has current research interests in emotional regimes in teams, communication and tacit knowledge in a range of contexts, including virtual environments. He has presented at many international conferences and published in academic journals in the UK, USA and EU on a range of management and leadership topics for over 20 years. He has contributed chapters on teams and action learning in three books on management and has authored or co-authored over 30 papers in academic, practitioner and professional journals. He is currently a reviewer for three major academic journals. Tom has been an invited commentator on BBC radio and BBC digital television on several occasions. He is at present carrying out some research on material for a book, provisionally titled 'Communities of Commitment'.Contact this author>
Shawn Davis is an Assistant Professor in Pacific University's School of Professional Psychology wherein he teaches the Psychometrics, Cognition, and Lifespan Development courses. Dr. Davis is a recent addition to Pacific University having come from Texas where he earned an MA degree in Experimental Cognitive Psychology from Stephen F. Austin University and his Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology from the University of Houston. His research interests center around ways to maximize the effectiveness of information presented online. In particular, he has focused on the development of highly individualized online health promotion programs.Contact this author>
Duboff's practice areas include Business, Art, Intellectual Property (Copyright, Trademark, Trade Dress, Trade Secrets, Patent Litigation, Licensing), Corporate, Real Estate & High-Tech Law, Commercial Litigation. He attended Brooklyn Poly Tech (AAS, 1964), Hofstra University (BES, magna cum laude, 1968), Brooklyn Law School (JD, summa cum laude, 1971), and his bar admissions are New York (1972) and Oregon (1977). http://www.dubofflaw.com/.
Barb Frederiksen is the Senior Managing Consultant for Johnson- Laird, Inc., in Portland, Oregon. Barb is a forensic software analyst specializing in the analysis of computer-based evidence for copyright, patent, and trade secret litigation. She is also an expert in computer software design and development, the recovery, preservation, and analysis of computer-based evidence, and computer systems' capacity issues.
Barb began her career as a computer programmer in 1974. She first began working as a forensic software analyst in 1987. She received her training in software forensics while working as an independent consultant to Johnson- Laird, Inc.
Barb was appointed as Court Data System Advisor to the Honorable Marvin J. Garbis, in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland in December 2000, and has provided forensic analysis services in cases such as eBay v. Bidder's Edge, Symantec v. McAfee, Rentrak v. Hollywood Entertainment, Telecomm Technical Services Inc., et al., v. Rolm Company, Compuware Corporation v. International Business Machines Corp., VMware, Inc. v. Connectix Corporation and Microsoft Corporation.
She has assisted with data preservation and discovery in cases such as the Vioxx Product Liability Litigation, Propulsid Product Liability Litigation, Rezulin Product Liability Litigation, and Bridgestone/Firestone, Inc., ATX, ATX II, and Wilderness Tires, Products Liability Litigation.Contact this author>
Elia Freedman has been a leader in handheld application development and sales since that market emerged and Infinity Softworks was founded in 1997. Elia graduated Magna Cum Laude from Pacific University with a Bachelor's of Science in Accounting and a minor in Computer Science. At Pacific University he received the distinguished graduate award from the business program. In 2000, Elia was honored as one of 150 distinguished Pacific University graduates. In 2001, he graduated Cum Laude, Oregon Graduate Institute (OHSU) with a Master's of Science in Management.
Michael Geraci is an assistant professor in Pacific University's Integrated Media program, a major he helped to design and implement for the university in 1998. Mike also teaches online courses in Information Design and Communication for the University of Oregon's Applied Information Management Masters program, the program from which he earned his Master of Science degree in 2002. Prior to teaching, Mike spent eight years managing Pacific's department of Educational Technologies where he developed web and multimedia applications to support teaching and learning. In addition, he has a number of years experience working as an independent web developer, graphic designer and video production specialist.
Bill Hooker is a molecular biologist by trade and has worked (in six labs and two countries) on G protein signaling in macrophages, PCR diagnosis of Pneumocystis, anti-schistosome vaccines, HIV replication, iron homeostasis and molecular mechanisms of cancer. He serves as an associate editor on the innovative Open Access journal BioMedCentral Research Notes, and has also been a copyeditor, hot dog seller, short order cook and janitor. (He currently works at Shriners Hospital for Children, but wishes to emphasize that his opinions are his own and not in any way representative or reflective of his employers.)
He has never had an idea that couldn't be improved by sharing it with as many people as possible -- and doesn't believe that anyone else has, either. This is the root of his interest in the ways in which the internet can improve the practice of science. He is particularly interested in extending the "open" ethos of Open Source software and Open Access publishing to all aspects of science, from raw data to hypothesis testing by way of distributed, collaborative effort.Contact this author>
Ryan Johnson has an MA in history from Villanova University and an MLIS from St. John's University and is the Head of Information, Outreach and Delivery Services at the J.D. Williams Library at the University of Mississippi. He has written and conducted workshops on the use of electronic information in research and the integration of these resources into libraries and is currently examining the impact of changes in scholarly communication on the Academy and how changesin technology influences visions of the future in society.Contact this author>
Kevin Kawamoto taught digital media and global communications as a faculty member at the University of Washington, Seattle. He was involved in various capacities with the Dart Center for Journalism & Trauma for a number of years, including developing educational content for the center’s Web site. Kawamoto has a Ph.D. in communications from the University of Washington and is currently completing a graduate degree in social work in the clinical/contextual track. He completed a practicum at the Northwest Hospital Geropsychiatric Center where he learned group therapy techniques and other clinical skills. He has also worked in health care public relations and media research.Contact this author>
Pat McGregor was educated as a journalist and a student of medieval history, but took a left turn somewhere around 1982 and ended up in network technology and Internet security. Most recently, she has spent time working with multi-national corporations as a security and privacy architect and government affairs specialist. She is now working as a private consultant. With her co-author, Glee Harrah Cady, she has written four books on the Internet, and their most recent book, Protect Your Digital Privacy. She is currently working both on security consulting projects, and the third edition of her popular medieval cookbook.
Before moving to Northern California in 1993 to help found an Internet start-up, Pat worked for the University of Michigan and MichNet, who had the contract to develop the modern Internet backbone from the ARPANET. In her lifetime she's managed a resume writing business, did typesetting and keylining in the era before word and text processors, managed a print shop, was an English TA at Michigan State University, and a news stringer for several radio stations and newspapers, including The Boston Globe. Her history includes founding a cooperative day care and spending time as a DJ, a trial balance bookkeeper, the required term as a waitress, and a school bus driver.Contact this author>
Chris Pruett is a software engineer at Google. Before joining the internet monolith, Chris was a senior engineer in the video game industry for a number of years. His credits include Spider-Man 3 for Playstation 2 and Wii and two Crash Bandicoot GameBoy Advance games, among several others. In addition to writing code, Chris spends a lot of time studying Japanese and playing horror games. He maintains a horror game research blog at http://www.dreamdawn.com/sh/.
Steve Rhine, Ed. D. is a Professor of Education in the School of Education at Willamette University in Salem, Oregon. Dr. Rhine was part of the writing team for the National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers in 2000. He directed the Oregon Technology in Education Network (OTEN), from 2001-04 which was then funded by the Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers to Use Technology (PT3) program. He has been instrumental in the Teacher Quality Enhancement Partnership grant that currently funds OTEN. He has taught courses in Educational Technology, Educational Psychology, Action Research, and Mathematics Education. His current research includes work on conducting online dialogue with student teachers based on digital video clips of their teaching, the role of Web 2.0 in classrooms, and the transition of Mexican and Ukrainian im/migrant students into Oregon schools. He has recently published two books. The first, "A Brilliant Teacher", an engaging account of his year-long trip around the world with his wife and three children. The second, "Integrated Technologies, Innovative Learning: Insights from the PT3 Program", an edited book of stories of efforts by institutions to integrate technology in the development of preservice teachers.Contact this author>
David J. Staley, Ph.D. is Director of the Harvey Goldberg Program for Excellence in Teaching in the Department of History at The Ohio State University. He is Executive Director of the American Association for History and Computing (AAHC) and President of the Columbus chapter of the World Future Society. He is the author of Computers, Visualization and History: How New Technology Will Transform Our Understanding of the Past and of the forthcoming History and Future: Using Historical Thinking to Imagine the Future. He is Principal of The DStaley Group, a futuring and educational technology consulting firm. (David’s Web Page: http://www.dstaleygroup.com)Contact this author>
Mark Szymanski, Ph.D., Education and Learning Editor, is a former Berglund Fellow and Assistant Professor in The College of Education at Pacific University where he teaches Human Development and Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, and Technology Across the Curriculum classes. Mark's past includes time high school teacher and community college instructor. His research interests involve designing learning environments informed by psychology and facilitated by technology. His most recent Berglund Center project involved developing and facilitating HIV education in Soweto, South Africa.Contact this author>
Dennis A. Trinkle is Chief Information Officer for Valparaiso University. He earned his Masters and Doctorate in history from the University of Cinncinnati, and his MBA in Technology Management from the University of Cincinnati. The founding President of the American Association for History and Computing (AAHC), Dr. Trinkle served two terms as Executive Director of the AAHC from 1998-2004. He has been a Fellow of the Frye Leadership Institute at Emory University and International Center for Computer-Enhanced Learning at Wake Forest University. He publishes and speaks widely on technology, teaching and learning, and IT planning and management. The author or editor of a dozen books, his recent works include: The Elements of e-Style: A Multimedia Style Guide, The History Highway: A Guide to Internet Resources; Writing, Teaching, and Researching History in the Electronic Age; and History.Edu: Essays on Teaching with Technology.Contact this author>
Maria Walters is a graduate of both Pacific University and the Berglund Center. In her roles as HTML Editor and Student Projects Manager between 2007 and 2009, she fell in love with the internet as a whole and became excited to be a contributing part of it. After working at Intel for a year, she founded her own freelance writing business, specializing in writing for the web: Written To Be Read, LLC. Find out more about her business at http://www.writtentoberead.com. She blogs personally at http://rejournaling.me, recording the exploits of her younger self as recorded in her journals.Contact this author>
Edmond H. Weiss, Ph.D., a Fellow of the Society for Technical Communication, recently retired as Associate Professor of Communications at Fordham Business School. He is the author of How to Write Usable User Documentation, the most frequently cited work on that subject. His most recent book is The Elements of International English Style: A Guide to Writing Correspondence, Reports, Technical Documents, and Internet Pages for a Global Audience . His website is www.edmondweiss.com.Contact this author>
Deborah L. Wheeler holds a Ph.D. in Political Science and Middle Eastern Studies from the University of Chicago. Her areas of research interest are technology and social change; IT and international development; and the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. She has published more than 20 articles on the diffusion and impact of Information Technology in the Arab World and has most recently published a book entitled The Internet in the Middle East: Global Expectations/Local Imaginations in Kuwait (Albany: State University of New York Press, 2005). She has held many fellowships and awards including a Fulbright Post-Doctoral research grant to Kuwait, a Center for Internet Studies Fellowship from the University of Washington, a Berglund Center for Internet Studies Fellowship, and most recently, an Oxford Internet Institute Research Fellowship. Dr. Wheeler has conducted field work on the impact of the Internet on society, economy and politics in Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia, Jordan, Syria, Kuwait, Oman, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates. Presently she is finishing a book for Lynne Rienner Press on the Meaning of Information Society in the Middle East. Prof. Wheeler is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis.