Joan Wink is professor emerita of California State University, Stanislaus. Throughout her career, she has focused on languages, literacy, and learning in pluralistic contexts. Now, partially retired she divides her time writing on the family ranch in South Dakota and teaching and consulting nationally. Her books and other resources are available at www.JoanWink.com. She is the author of Critical Pedagogy: Notes from the Real World, 4/e, A Vision of Vygotsky with Le Putney, and Teaching Passionately: What's Love Got To Do With It? with Dawn Wink, her daughter. A more complete vita is available at www.JoanWink.com/vita.php. Her travel schedule is available at http://www.joanwink.com/sched.php.