Feature Contributors

CHARLES BARRY

(cover photo and portraits for “Bucky Bronco confidential” and “Evidence of things unseen,” not to mention work throughout these pages) has won national and regional awards for his work in this magazine. He has more than two decades’ experience as University Photographer at SCU.

 

ELIZABETH DRESCHER

(“HWJT? How Would Jesus Tweet?: Reimagining New Media as Social”) is a religion writer and scholar of Christian spiritualities who teaches in the Religious Studies and Pastoral Ministries programs at Santa Clara University. She is the author of Tweet If You ♥ Jesus: Practicing Church in the Digital Reformation (Morehouse, 2011) and a regular contributor to the online magazine Religion Dispatches.

 

JEFF GIRE

brings both writing chops and expertise on sports mascots from work with the San Francisco Giants and Oakland A’s to “Bucky Bronco confidential.” He is a writer/editor for SCU’s Office of Marketing and Communications.

 

ROBERTA KWOK

(“Evidence of things unseen”) has covered science for Nature, Salon.com, Conservation, and others. She is the recipient of the American Geophysical Union’s Walter Sullivan Award for Excellence in Science Journalism. This is her first feature for SCM.

 

SAM SCOTT ’96

(“Bucky Bronco confidential”) found the beginnings of this story in reporting a piece on fourth-generation Santa Clara athletes. For the Winter 2012 issue he wrote the feature “Bronco Battalion.”

 

NANCY C. UNGER

(“Why women professors?”) is an associate professor of history at SCU. She is the author of Fighting Bob La Follette: The Righteous Reformer and is currently at work on Beyond Nature’s Housekeepers: American Women in Environmental History for Oxford University Press.

 

DAVID MCKAY WILSON

(“Talkin’ Dust Bowl blues,” “What will you be?”) is a New York-based freelance writer. He profiled Pat Mangan ’84 in the Winter 2009 SCM.

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