William M. Timpson, PhD, is a professor in the School of Education at Colorado State University. After receiving his Bachelorís degree in American History from Harvard University, he went on to teach junior and senior high school in the inner city of Cleveland, Ohio before completing a doctoral degree in educational psychology at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Since then he has directed faculty development efforts at three different research universities and written extensively on K-16+ instructional effectiveness, improvement, and innovation, as well as how complex and compelling issues can best be taught and learned.

Along with numerous articles, chapters and grants, he has written or co-authored fifteen books including several that address issues of diversity, sustainability, peace, and reconciliation: 147 Practical Tips for Using Experiential Learning (2013); Case Studies of Classrooms and Communication: Integrating Diversity, Sustainability, Peace, and Reconciliation (2011); 147 Practical Tips for Teaching for Teaching Peace and Reconciliation (2009); Concepts and Choices for Teaching (2008); 147 Practical Tips for Teaching Sustainability (2006); 147 Practical Tips for Teaching Diversity (2005), Teaching Diversity (2003); Teaching and Learning Peace (2002); Teaching and Performing (2002); Stepping Up: College Learning and Community for a Sustainable Future (2001).

In 2006 he served as a Fulbright Specialist in peace and reconciliation studies at the University of Ulsterís UNESCO Centre in Northern Ireland and again in 2011 at the University of Ngozi in Burundi, East Africa. In Spring 2014 he served as a Fulbright Teaching Scholar at Kyung Heeís Graduate Institute of Peace Studies in South Korea.


Debra K. Holman, PhD, is a Sustainability Fellow with the Higher Education Associations Sustainability Consortium where her work focuses on developing and supporting collaborative sustainability education initiatives with national and international higher education associations. Within the field of student affairs, she is also a member of the sustainability committees for ACPA College Student Educators International and NASPA Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education.

Previously, Kaye served as the Associate Director of the Center for Honors, Scholars and Leadership at the University of Northern Colorado (UNC) and coordinated advising, recruitment, and retention at the University of Nevada, Reno. Recognized for professional excellence at both institutions, she was a recipient of UNCís Dr. Jean Schober Morrell Award for Leadership in Student Affairs and the Nevada Board of Regents Academic Advisor Award.

Active in a variety civic and education initiatives in her local community, Kaye is a member of the Community Investment Council and the Community Impact Advocate Award Selection Committee for United Way of Weld County. She has assisted with evaluation of the Fort Collins Boys & Girls Club Public Achievement program, and volunteered as a mentor and judge for various K-12 STEM education programs along Coloradoís Northern Front Range. This is her second book with Atwood Publishing, having previously co-edited Case Studies of Classrooms and Communication: Integrating Diversity, Sustainability, Peace and Reconciliation in 2011.