Daniel Weisman, MSW, PhD, is a Professor at Rhode Island College School of Social Work and former Chair of the Bachelor of Social Work Department. He directs Rhode Island College's Applied Research and Training Project, is Co-Principal Investigator/Evaluator, Project Restore, Rhode Island Office of Child Support Services, and evaluates programs for several Rhode Island state departments, as well as private non-profit agencies in several states. He is a certified site visitor for the Council on Social Work Education. Dr. Weisman has co-authored two other books, written chapters in several anthologies, and published articles in social work and labor studies journals. Joseph Zornado
J. Zornado, PhD is a professor of English at Rhode Island College and is the Director of the Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning. He teaches Children's Literature, Literature and Film, American Literature, Zen and Literature, and many more.
Zornado has published two novels, an academic monograph, numerous scholarly articles, essays, reviews, poetry, blogs, website content, tweets, posts, and other forms of electronic writings. He published his first scholarly book, Inventing the Child: Culture, Ideology and the Story of Childhood in 2001 with Routledge. Still in print and critically acclaimed, Inventing the Child was issued as a paperback in 2006. A Korean translation appeared in the spring of 2011.
His two novels are works of futurist speculation in the spirit of Orwell and Huxley and are published by Iron Diesel Press. The third and final volume of this trilogy will be published in 2014. He lives in Connecticut with his wife and their three children.