MemberDawn Durante

…MA English, Arizona State University

Scholarly Publishing Graduate Certificate, Arizona State University

BA English, University of Arizona…

Editor in chief at University of Texas Press acquiring in the fields of history, American studies, and Black studies. Formerly, senior acquisitions editor at University of Illinois Press and intern at University of Arizona Press.

MemberShawn Tarver

…University of Arizona, ASEES…
…I am studying for a Bachelor of General Studies with an emphasis on Global and intercultural understanding at the University of Arizona Online….

I am currently a Junior at the University of Arizona, I play various instruments such as the drums, and the Alto Saxophone while learning the Piano and how to DJ. I love discussing about art and music and its influence in society, its sociocultural importance to social movements and how and why we are creative in general.

MemberNicole Schmidt

…University Of Arizona…
…Ph.D.   Second Language Acquisition and Teaching (defended October 2019)
University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
Dissertation: “Teaching Digital Literacies: Knowledges, Practices, and Resources in Second Language Writing”
M.A.   Applied Linguistics, Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL), 2008
Rijksuniversiteit, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Thesis: “Do They See How They Read? An Investigation into the Nature of L2 Strategic Academic Reading Competence and Metacognition”
B.A.    Philosophy, Program of Interdisciplinary Studies, 2003
Miami University, Oxford, Ohio…

Nicole is a Ph.D. student in the Second Language Teaching and Acquisition (SLAT) program at the University of Arizona. Her research focuses on teacher knowledge and critical digital literacies in the second language writing classroom. She has taught composition and English as a second and foreign language in the United States, Japan, the Netherlands, and Spain. She currently works as an instructional designer in the Office of Digital Learning at the University of Arizona, where she develops flipped courses for international dual degree programs, and she also serves as the managing editor of ITLT journal. In her spare time, she loves to visit places she’s never been, read historical fiction, sleep in late, crochet, and do lots of yoga.

MemberMartin Janello

…JD University of Arizona, USA

Law and Philosophy at Heidelberg University, Germany…

Martin Janello was born and grew up in southwestern Germany. He studied law and philosophy at the University of Heidelberg and holds a doctoral degree in law from the University of Arizona, USA. He has practiced transactional business law for many years and is exploring subjects at the intersection of natural and human law and philosophy. Martin’s philosophy can be summarized as the balance and harmonic development of and among personal existence, humanity, and the more extended environment through the development of individual philosophies.

MemberHarold Fromm

My 2009 book’s subtitle tells it all: From Environmentalism to Consciousness. (Main title: The Nature of Being Human) Behind it all is Darwinian evolution and many of its offshoot developments. After years as a literary scholar, I have gradually been caught up in non-fiction prose with a science spin.Please see my website at for details.Besides my connection with the University of Arizona English Department, I am a member of the university’s Institute of the Environment.

MemberBashar H. Malkawi

Doctorate of Juridical Science (Scientiea Juridicae Doctor, S.J.D), American University, Washington College of Law, Washington, D.C, August 2005.
Master of Laws (LL.M) in International Trade Law, The University of Arizona, College of Law, Tucson, Arizona, May 2001.
Bachelor of Laws (LL.B), Yarmouk University, Department of Law, Irbid, Jordan, June 1999.

  Bashar H. Malkawi is Dean and Professor of Law at University of Sharjah. He received his S.J.D from American University, Washington College of Law, and LLM in International Trade Law from University of Arizona. His academic career has traversed both business and law schools, teaching a variety of business law courses in Jordan, UAE, Italy, and United States . His research agenda focuses on the role of the World Trade Organization, regional trade agreements, Arab economic integration, with specific projects examining Arab countries’ participation in the WTO dispute settlement mechanism, and business law (broadly conceived).       

MemberCameron Conaway

CAMERON CONAWAY is the author of six books, including Malaria, Poems, an NPR Best Book of 2014. Of the book, NPR wrote: “In the spirit of social consciousness, Cameron Conaway does the work of calling our attention.” He is a recipient of the 2016 Daniel Pearl Investigative Journalism Initiative Fellowship, an honor given to one journalist each year, and his work has appeared in publications such as Newsweek, ESPN, The Guardian, Reuters, NPR, Forbes, The Washington Post, Harvard Business Review, Rattle, and Stanford Social Innovation Review, among others. Conaway has received grants from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting and the International Reporting Project, nominations for a National Magazine Award and a Pushcart Prize, and writing residencies from Penn State University, the Wellcome Trust, and the University of Arizona. He lives in San Francisco.