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Daniel M. Shea is a professor of government at Colby College. He received an MA in Campaign Management from the University of West Florida and a doctorate from the University at Albany, State University of New York. He has written or edited nearly 20 academic books. Along with Stanford University scholar Morris Fiorina, Shea recently edited Can We Talk? The Rise of Rude, Nasty, Stubborn Politics (2013, Pearson). His forthcoming book is Why Vote? Essential Questions about the Future of Elections in America (Routledge Press). Shea is also the lead author of a widely used American Government text, Living Democracy (Pearson).
David Goldfield is the Robert Lee Bailey professor of history at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte. A native of Memphis, he grew up in Brooklyn and attended the University of Maryland. He is the author or editor of sixteen books, including: Cotton Fields and Skyscrapers (1982) and Black, White, and Southern (1991), nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in history. His most recently published books are: America Aflame: How the Civil War Created a Nation (2011), Still Fighting the Civil War (2013), and The Gifted Generation: When Government Was Good (2017). Goldfield is also the lead author of the US history textbook, The American Journey. He serves as editor of the Journal of Urban History, and as Distinguished Lecturer for the Organization of American Historians. David works as an academic specialist for the US State Department, and as an expert witness in voting rights and capital punishment cases. He is past president of the Southern Historical Association (2012-2013). He serves on the Advisory Board of the human rights organization, the International Coalition of Sites of Conscience, and on the Board of the North Carolina Civil War and Reconstruction History Center.
John Macionis has divided his career between encouraging students to become active and critical members of their society and world, and supporting his colleagues through authoring the most popular titles in the discipline. His titles in introductory sociology, social problems, and urban studies express his belief that understanding society is the path to engagement and change. You can learn more about John’s titles at his personal website: macionis.com or TheSociologyPage.com.
John stands apart from other textbook authors by engaging in the full scope of production, including the selection of photos and art, and writing everything from test item files and instructor manuals to captions. As he prepares each Revel title, he continually seeks ways to expand the potential of interactive learning.
The American Sociological Association presented John with the excellence in teaching award to recognize innovation in his texts, which offered the first full chapter on gender stratification, the first chapter on global stratification, the first chapter on environment, and, most recently, the first full chapter on social media.
John enjoys regular correspondence with colleagues and students; his email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Noland White is a Professor of Psychology at Georgia College in Milledgeville, GA, and a licensed Psychologist. He received his AA from Macon State College, and both his BS and MS in Psychology from Georgia College. He joined the faculty of Georgia College in 2001 after receiving his PhD in Counseling Psychology from The University of Tennessee. He currently teaches courses in Introductory Psychology, Psychology of Adjustment, Behavioral Neuroscience, Counseling and Clinical Psychology, and leads a section of Advanced Research Methods with an emphasis in psychophysiology. He has also worked with Saundra K. Ciccarelli to co-author two college textbooks, and a high school textbook, in introductory psychology.