James Warren Boyd received his B.A, History from UCLA and his advanced degrees (M.A. English: Literature / M. A. Communication Studies: Performance Studies / Graduate Certificates in College Composition and Reading) from SFSU. His first experience in college instruction was as a Peace Corps Volunteer on faculty at the Teacher Training College (NKJO) in Radom, Poland.
Samuel McCormick is Associate Professor of Communication Studies at San Francisco State University. He studies rhetoric and public advocacy, especially as these topics intersect with broader issues in communication and social theory, intellectual and cultural history, contemporary American civic life, and the ever-shifting relationship between media, technology, and social change. His first book, Letters to Power: Public Advocacy Without Public Intellectuals, is the recent recipient of three book awards: the Franklyn S.
Dr. Golden earned her Ph.D. in Communication from the University of Utah, emphasizing communication theory, communication research methods, interpersonal communication & aging, and education/pedagogy. Her research has emphasized dementia caregiving, grandchildren as caregivers, and communication in the context of death and dying.