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.
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.