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JVIB Peer Reviewers

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The Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness (JVIB) commends all of its peer reviewers for the enormous amount of time and expertise they contribute to the journal. The names of those who reviewed manuscripts received in 2009 are presented below with our sincere appreciation. The winners of the JVIB Peer Reviewers of the Year Award for 2009 are Duncan McGregor and Sharon Zell Sacks. These reviewers were chosen for the outstanding quality of their work, as well as for the timeliness of the reviews they completed in 2009.

Jim Allan
Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Carol Allman
Tallahassee, Florida

Sheila Amato
Massapequa Park, New York

Grace Ambrose Zaken
Hunter College, City University of New York

Tanni Anthony
Colorado Department of Education

Dan Ashmead
Vanderbilt University

Tom Attbery
Atlantic Provinces Special Education Authority

Ian Bailey
University of California, Berkeley

Elizabeth Barclay
California School for the Blind

Julie Bardin
Raleigh, North Carolina

Robert Beadles
Auburn, Alabama

Billie Louise Bentzen
Accessible Design for the Blind

James O. Bickford
Portland State University

Karen Blankenship
Vanderbilt University

Bruce Blasch
Boise, Idaho

Laura Bozeman
University of Massachusetts, Boston

Mark Brennan
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Michele Capella McDonnall
Mississippi State University

Brenda Cavenaugh
Mississippi State University

Joan Chase
Dunedin, Florida

Deborah Chen
California State University, Northridge

Christine Clark-Bischke
Illinois State University

August Colenbrander
Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute

John Crews
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Adele Crudden
Mississippi State University

Roger Cummings
Salisbury VA Medical Center

Frances Mary D'Andrea
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

K. C. Dignan
Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired

June Downing
Tucson, Arizona

Jane Erin
University of Arizona

Marshall Flax
Wisconsin Council of the Blind and Visually Impaired

Amy Freeland
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Linda Gerra
The Jewish Guild for the Blind

Deborah Gold
University of Ottawa

Greg Goodrich
VA Palo Alto Health System

Nora Griffin-Shirley
Texas Tech University

David Guth
Western Michigan University

Rod Haneline
Leader Dogs for the Blind

Beth Harris
University of Arizona

Shirin Hassan
Indiana University

Phil Hatlen
San Francisco State University

Tina Herzberg
University of South Carolina

M. Cay Holbrook
University of British Columbia, Vancouver

Mark Hollins
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Amy Horowitz
Jewish Home and Hospital Life Care System

Kathleen M. Huebner
Salus University

Donna Iszler
North Dakota School for the Blind

William H. Jacobson
University of Arkansas, Little Rock

Song-Jae Jo
Daegu University, Korea

Elga Joffee
New York City, Department of Education

Randall Jose
Houston, Texas

Jeff Jutai
University of Ottawa

Cheryl Kamei Hannan
California State University, Los Angeles

Bernadette Kappen
New York Institute for Special Education

Stacy Kelly
Illinois State University

John Kennedy
University of Toronto, Scarborough

B. T. Kimbrough

Corinne Kirchner
New York, New York

Ava Kiser
Johns Hopkins University

Steven J. LaGrow
Massey University, New Zealand

Holly Lawson
University of Arizona

Carol Layton
Texas Tech University

James A. Leja
Western Michigan University

B. J. Lejeune
Mississippi State University

Sandra Lewis
Florida State University, Tallahassee

Lauren Lieberman
State University of New York, Brockport

Richard Long
Western Michigan University

Amanda Lueck
San Francisco State University

Kelly E. Lusk
Williamson County Schools, Tennessee

Lynne Luxton
Helen Keller Services for the Blind

Ann MacCuspie
Atlantic Provinces Special Education Authority, Canada

Stephanie MacFarland
University of Arizona

Linda Mamer
Provincial Outreach Program for Students who are Deafblind, British Columbia, Canada

Jennifer Masoodi
Chapman University College

Duncan McGregor
York Region District School Board, Canada

Amy McKenzie
Florida State University

Donna McNear
Cambridge, Minnesota

Madeline Milian
University of Northern Colorado

Lylas Mogk
Henry Ford Visual Rehabilitation and Research Center

Marja Mogk
California Lutheran University

Sam Morgan
New York Deaf-Blind Collaborative

Myrna Olson
University of North Dakota, Grand Forks

Alberta L. Orr
Orr Consulting Group

Susan Osterhaus
Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Olga Overbury
McGill University

Jaclyn Packer
New York, New York

William Penrod
University of Louisville, Kentucky

Rona Pogrund
Texas Tech University

Paul Ponchillia
Western Michigan University

Susan Ponchillia
Western Michigan University

Christopher Ray
University of Texas, Arlington

John Rieser
Vanderbilt University

Marianne Riggio
Perkins School for the Blind

Margaret Robinson
Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Lorraine Roccisano
Maryland School for the Blind

Deborah Rooks-Ellis
University of Maine

L. Penny Rosenblum
University of Arizona

David B. Ross
Kutztown University

Ellyn Ross
Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance

Barry Rovner
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Jane Rundquist
Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Joanne Russotti
New York State Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Mary Jean Sanspree
University of Alabama, Birmingham

Wendy Sapp
Visual Impairment Education Services

Dona Sauerburger
Gambrills, Maryland

Lawrence Scadden
Kailua-Kona, Hawai'i

Eileen Schanel-Klitsch
Salus University

Rona Shaw
Dominican College

Jerome Siller
Manhasset, New York

Derrick Smith
University of Alabama, Huntsville

Susan Jay Spungin
Blind Biz

Kevin Stewart
York Region District School Board

Eric Sticken
University of Arizona

Jodi Sticken
Northern Illinois University

Mark Uslan
American Foundation for the Blind

Pearl Van Zandt
Nebraska Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Catherine Wall Emerson
Western Michigan University

Robert Wall Emerson
Western Michigan University

Sheri Wells Jensen
Bowling Green State University

Richard R. Welsh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Stephen Whittaker
Moss Rehabilitation Hospital

William Wiener
Marquette University

Michael Williams
Atlanta VA Medical Center

Stuart Wittenstein
California School for the Blind

Karen Wolffe
American Foundation for the Blind

Diane Wormsley
North Carolina Central University, Durham

Natasha Yearwood
Grand Forks, North Dakota

Kim Zebehazy
Northern Illinois University

Sharon Zell Sacks
California School for the Blind

George Zimmerman
University of Pittsburgh

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