Stacy Otto and Virginia Worley, Editors

Editorial Advisory Board


Lucy E. Bailey, Oklahoma State University

Michael D. Boone, Texas State University

John F. Covaleskie, University of Oklahoma

Dalton B. Curtis, Southeast Missouri State University

Matthew Donald Davis, University of Missouri, St. Louis

Thomas E. Deering, Augusta State University

Brian Dotts, The University of Georgia

Lee S. Duemer, Texas Tech University

Neil O. Houser, University of Oklahoma

John W. Hunt, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville

Laura Krohn, Oral Roberts University

Daniel G. Krutka, University of North Texas

Linda C. Morice, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville

Ralph Olliges, Webster University

Matthew Pascucci, Arizona State University

Aaron Rife, Wichita State University

Adam David Roth, University of Rhode Island

Donna M. Sayman, Wichita State University

Douglas J. Simpson, Texas Christian University

David Snelgrove, Oklahoma State University

Samuel F. Stack, Jr., West Virginia University

George Stone, University of the Ozarks

Martha May Tevis, The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley



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