Bruce Horner is the Endowed Chair in Rhetoric and Composition at the University of Louisville, where he teaches courses in composition, composition theory and pedagogy, and literacy studies. His books include Terms of Work for Composition: A Materialist Critique, Representing the "Other": Basic Writers and the Teaching of Basic Writing, co-authored with Min-Zhan Lu, and Cross-language Relations in Composition, co-edited with Min-Zhan Lu and Paul Kei Matsuda and winner of the 2012 CCCC Outstanding Book Award. He has been an active member of NCTE/CCCC since 1986.
R. Joseph Rodríguez is an assistant professor in the Department of English at The University of Texas at El Paso, located on the border across from Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, México. He is a former English and Spanish language arts teacher.
In 1997, Joseph joined the National Council of Teachers of English to support his professional learning.
Joseph’s research interests include young adult literature, multimodal literacy, and academic writing. He enjoys writing, storytelling, cooking, traveling, hiking, and kayaking. He is a caregiver to three cantankerous canines.
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