Notes on Contributors - 3.1
Rane Arroyo is the author of three books of poems. His latest book, Pale Ramon, is published by Zoland Books. He lives in a carriage house with his cats, a lover, and their mutual ghosts. Arroyo received his Ph.D from the University of Pittsburgh and is currently an associate professor of creative writing at the University of Toledo. He has recently finished a book of poems called Red Cities, and a new play, Blood Never Rusts.
John Arthos Jr. is an assistant professor of Communication at SUNY College at Fredonia, New York. He received his Ph.D. from Wayne State University in 1996. His work has appeared in the Journal of Narrative Technique, Film and Philosophy, Theatre Symposium, and is in press for the Quarterly Journal of Speech, International Studies in Philosophy, Southern Quarterly, and the American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly.
Margo Kren is a professor in the department of Art at Kansas State University. She received the Phi Kappa Phi Artist award in 1998. She has recently exhibited at the Edward Day Gallery in Ontario, Canada, the New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art in Indiana, and the Yunnan Art Institute in Kunming, China, among other places. Her art was also featured in Janus Head, 1.3.
Jamie O' Halloran has published poetry in The Blue Moon Review, Prairie Schooner, Yankee, and Solo, among others. Her chapbook, Sweet to the Grit, was published in 1998 by The Inevitable Press. She lives in Los Angeles.
Rex Olsen holds an interdisciplinary Ph.D. in the Humanities from Syracuse University and teaches in the Honor's Progam at Alfred University. He has published and presented papers on the role of deconstruction in the Undergraduate Literature Classroom, on the relations between Composition, Rhetoric and Writing, and on deconstruction and the law of disciplinarity. He is currently completing a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at Duquesne University. His dissertation, "Toward a Postmodern Archetypal Psychology" offers a Derridean Reading of James Hillman's Re-Visioning Psychology.
R. Flowers Rivera is a native of Mississippi. She is presently pursuing a doctorate in English at Binghamton University (SUNY) as a Clark fellow. Her short story, "Iron Bars," won the 1999 Peregrine Prize. Her work has been published in Anteup, Artemis, The Brownstone Review, The Cold Mountain Review, Evergreen Chronicles, and Obsidian II: Black Literature in Review, among others. More of her poetry can be read at her website (www.promethea.com).
Brent Dean Robbins is a co-editor of Janus Head, and has presented at numerous conferences across the United States, including the American Psychological Association's annual convention. Recent and upcoming conference presentations include Pennsylvania State University's Graduate Student Conference, the Interdisciplinary Conference at George Washington University, and the Human Science Research Conference. This past November, he served on the conference committee for The 7th Annual Graduate Student Conference in the Liberal Arts at Duquesne University. He was recently nominated for a teaching award by the psychology department at Duquesne University. His essay, "Heidegger in Light of Kuhn as a Response to Hoeller's Critique of Giorgi," was featured in Janus Head, 1.1, and he is beginning work on a book with psychiatrist Phil Sinaikin, critically examining trends in current psychiatric practice.
Cyd C. Ropp is currently finishing her doctoral studies at the University of Memphis. Her specialties are medical rhetoric and film criticism. Ms. Ropp is a former marriage counselor and screenwriter with feature articles published in a number of popular periodicals. She holds masters degrees in counseling from Azusa Pacific University and in Confluent Education from the University of California at Santa Barbara.
Glenn Sheldon received a grant from the Art Commission of Greater Toledo to write a series of poems on rivers and creeks in northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan. The poems featured in this issue are part of this series. He has published work in Black River Review, Pittsburgh Quarterly, Puerto del Sol, Central Park, and Whiskey Island, among others. He currently teaches at the University of Toledo.
Michael P. Sipiora earned the B.A. and M.A. in philosophy at San Jose State University, and the M.A. and Ph.D. in phenomenological psychology with a concentration in literature at the University of Dallas. He is an Associate Professor of Psychology at Duquesne University. Areas of his teaching and publication include: the phenomenology of Heidegger, Boss' Daseinsanalysis, Hillman's archetypal psychology, classical rhetoric and psychotherapy, van den Berg's metabletics, and cultural psychology. He has published work in The Humanistic Psychologist and Philosophy Today. He also has an essay in the recently published Pathways into the Jungian World: Phenomenology and Analytic Psychology, edited by Roger Brooke.
Shari Diane Willadson is a writer living in Washington. She edits Moveo Angelus, a print and online literary journal [www.moveoangelus.com] and is published in print and online by Newton's Baby in the anthology Silhouettes In The Electric Sky, and in Gravity, an online journal. She has an upcoming book, The Myths of the Camphizi, due out in late fall, 2000 by Stacksgraph Press. She enjoys gardening and growing bonsai in her spare time.