Ana Martinez-Lage received her Ph.D. in Spanish Applied Linguistics and Second Language Acquisition from The Pennsylvania State University. She is currently teaching at Middlebury College in the green hills of Vermont. John R. Gutierrez received his Ph.D. in Romance Languages from the University of New Mexico and is now Croft Professor of Spanish at the University of Mississippi. Harry L. Rosser is Associate Professor of Spanish at Boston College. He has an M.A. degree in Spanish Linguistics from Cornell University and a Ph.D. in Latin American Literature and Area Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.