Cronin has worked at Austin Community College since 1987 as a
and full-time instructor in the Developmental Writing Department. He
teaches ESL Writing and Grammar as well as study skills through the
to College Success course. Over the years, he has served on committees
Austin Independent School District, first on the District Advisory
then the Campus Advisory Councils at both Johnson and McCallum High
has also served as a board member of a Central Texas ESL teachers
an early age, Professor Cronin has been studying the many facets of
Franklin’s life. Earlier this year, he did research for this
Philadelphia at the Library Company and the American Philosophical
both founded by Franklin.
Zoe Irene Vansandt has been a Professor
of History at Austin Community College since 1989, and holds a
BA in Political Philosophy from the University of Dallas, a MAT in
College Education from Mississippi State University, and a M.Ed. in
from Southwest Texas State University (now Texas State-San Marcos).
courses, she regularly teaches Women’s History at the Riverside Campus.
Her interest in women’s history and gender studies began in the 1970s
when she was
in high school and college. A year on the West Coast contrasted with
in the Deep South during the 1980s convinced her that there was still
be done toward gender equity. She is a volunteer who lends her
expertise to local organizations such as the Isis Institute of Women’s
and is a frequent presenter at conferences of professional groups such
Southern Association of Women Historians.
Cameron Addis, better known to his colleagues as “Cam,” holds
B.A. and M.A.
degrees from the University
of Washington, Seattle
and earned his Ph.D. at the University
of Texas at Austin in 2000.
An instructor at Austin Community College
while completing doctoral work in the 1990s, Cam subsequently served as
Visiting Assistant Professor of History at Texas A & M
before returning to ACC as Associate Professor of History. His articles
essays have appeared in scholarly publications ranging from the Journal of the Early Republic to the Journal
of Texas Music History. His
recent monograph, Jefferson’s Vision of
Education, 1760-1845, is available from Peter Lang Publishing, Inc.
of New York City.