James Albisetti is Professor of History at the University of Kentucky. Author of Secondary School Reform in Imperial Germany (1983), Schooling German Girls and Women (1989), and over thirty articles and chapters on German and comparative educational history, he has served as president of the History of Education Society (U.S.) and two terms on the executive committee of the International Standing Conference for the History of Education. He is nearing completion of a new book, Eminent Immigrant Victorians: The Nineteenth Century of Salis and Julie Schwabe.
Joyce Goodman is Professor of History of Education and Dean of the Faculty of Education at the University of Winchester, UK. She is a former editor of the journal, History of Education, president of the History of Education Society GB and former secretary of the International Standing Conference for the History of Education [ISCHE]. She has published widely on women and education and contributed methodological essays on gender history. Her current research focuses on gender, imperialism, internationalism, and education. Her books include Social Change in the History of British Educaiton (2008, with Gary McCulloch and William Richardson), Women and Education, 1800-1980 (Palgrave, 2004, with Jane Martin), Gender, Colonialism and Education, the Political Experience of Education (2002, with Jane Martin), Women, Educational Policy-Making and Adminstration in England. Authoritative Women since 1800 (2000, with Sylvia Harrop). She has also edited special editions of Women’s History Review and History of Education. Goodman is currently editing a multi-volume work with Jane Martin entitled Women and Education.
Rebecca Rogers is Professor of the History of Education at Université Paris Descartes (Paris 5) and member of the research laboratory: l’UMR 8070 Centre de recherches sur le lien social. Specialist in the history of girls’ education in France, she has published widely in both English and French on the subject. Her most recent publications include From the Salon to the Schoolroom: Educating Bourgeois Girls in Nineteenth-Century France (2005), an edited collection of interdisciplinary articles on coeducation, La mixité dans l’éducation : enjeux passés et présents (2004), a special issue on women teachers in Histoire de l’Education (Les enseignantes: formations, identités, représentations, XIXe-XXe siècles, n°98, May 2003), one on girls' education in France also in Histoire de l'éducation (L’éducation des filles. XVIIIe-XXe siècles. Hommage à Françoise Mayeur, n°s 115-115, 2007) and one on women travellers in Clio : Histoire, Femmes et Sociétés (Voyageuses, n°28, 2008). She is currently preparing a biography on the woman who founded the first school for Muslim girls in Algiers in 1845.