Kevin Wilson, BA’00, is author of the collection Tunneling to the Center of the Earth: Stories (2009, ECCO/Harper Perennial). His fiction has appeared in Ploughshares, Tin House, One Story, Cincinnati Review and elsewhere, and twice has been included in the New Stories from the South: The Year’s Best anthology. Wilson lives in Sewanee, Tenn., with his wife, poet Leigh Anne Couch, and his son, Griff. He teaches fiction at the University of the South and helps run the Sewanee Writers’ Conference.
John Wirth, BA’92, is founder and chief marketing officer of Hild Asset Ltd., a pensioner services company headquartered in Hungary, with additional offices in Bulgaria and Romania. Before founding Hild, Wirth was a USAID Country Economic Adviser, helping fast-growth Croatian start-ups manage regional expansion, capability development and fundraising.
Lisa A. DuBois
Lisa A. DuBois has penned stories for newspapers, magazines, radio and video. She has a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina and a master’s degree in biomedical communications from Southwestern Medical Center. In 2007 she completed a history of the founding of Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital, More Than a Place (Providence House Publishers). The longtime Nashville-based writer moved to the Houston area last year.
Mark Dalhouse is a lecturer in history and director of Vanderbilt’s Office of Active Citizenship and Service. He has written and published on the role of religion in American politics and on civic engagement and college-student activism. Dalhouse is faculty head of East House in The Commons, Vanderbilt’s residential community for first-year students, where he lives with his wife, Mary Ellen, and their twin toddlers, Teddy and Braden.
Michael Wolf has completed his first year of medical school at Vanderbilt. The San Diego native is co-founder of the Vanderbilt Educational Garden Initiative (VEGI), a project of Vanderbilt medical students to create a community garden in Nashville’s McFerrin Park neighborhood in response to a lack of access to nutritious foods. He also volunteers at the Shade Tree Family Clinic, a free clinic directed and operated by Vanderbilt medical students.
Additional Contributors: Carole Bartoo, Joanne Lamphere Beckham, Jessica Ennis, Angela Fox, Andrea George, G. Marc Hamburger, Lynne Hutchison, Lyle Lankford, Melanie Moran, Ann Marie Deer Owens, Missy Pankake, Jim Patterson, Kathy Rivers, David F. Salisbury, Bill Snyder, Cindy Steine, Cindy Thomsen