Laura Reeck is Associate Professor of French and International Studies Program Chair at Allegheny College. Her research interests include postcolonial literary categories; the Beur/banlieue literary and cultural field; the harkis in literature; ethnic minority filmmakers in France. She is the author of Writerly Identities in Beur Fiction and Beyond (Lexington Books, 2011). Recent articles have appeared in Contemporary French and Francophone Studies, Francophone Postcolonial Studies, Hommes et Migrations, Sefar, and in the edited volume A Practical Guide to French Harki Literature (ed. Moser, 2014). She is co-editor with Kathryn Kleppinger of Post-Migratory Cultures in Postcolonial France (forthcoming, Liverpool UP).
Dave Roncolato is the Director of Civic Engagement at Allegheny College. An Allegheny alum, David majored in History and Religious Studies as an undergraduate. He then worked for 20 years for the Roman Catholic Church prior to returning to Allegheny. He also received a Masters in Christian Spirituality from Creighton University and a PhD in Catholic Social Ethics from Duquesne University. His dissertation was on the ethics of United States-Cuban relations. In addition to other responsibilities, Dave coordinates and teaches for the Values Ethics and Social Action major.
Wende Morgaine Garrison is the creator of the original fifteen AAC&U VALUE rubrics, the co-founder of the AAC&U Annual Eportfolio Forum, and is adjunct faculty at the School of Social Work within Portland State University. At Allegheny College, Wende is the director of portfolio for the Global Citizen Scholars program. Wende is also currently the Director of VALUE Online Scorer Training at the Association of American Colleges and Universities. Wende received her Masters of Science in Teaching at Portland State University, studying Rhetoric & Composition and Film & Television. She did her undergraduate studies in Rhetoric & Composition and Film & Television at Portland State University, after transferring from Bethel University in Minnesota where she studied Creative Writing.