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Ken Crews
Ken Crew

Kenneth Crews is the Samuel R. Rosen II Professor in the Indiana University School of Law-Indianapolis and in the IU School of Library and Information Science. He is also Associate Dean of the Faculties for Copyright Management, and in that capacity he directs the Copyright Management Center based at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). Professor Crews brings a variety of academic and professional experiences to his duties at the university.

His principal research interest has been the relationship of copyright law to the needs of higher education. His first copyright book, Copyright, Fair Use, and the Challenge for Universities: Promoting the Progress of Higher Education, was published by the University of Chicago Press in October 1993, and it reevaluated understandings of copyright in the context of teaching and research at the university. A more recent book, Copyright Law for Librarians and Educators, published in a fully revised second edition by the American Library Association in 2006, is an instructive overview of copyright law. Crews has been an invited speaker on college and university campuses and at conferences in 39 states, D.C., and 7 foreign countries. During 2003, Crews was the Intellectual Property Scholar for the Center for Intellectual Property and Copyright in the Digital Environment, University of Maryland University College, and he currently serves as a faculty member for the Munich Intellectual Property Law Center.

For details on Dr Kenneth Crews and the Copyright Management Center of Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis http://www.copyright.iupui.edu/.



Steven J. McDonald
Steven McDonald
Steven J. McDonald is General Counsel at Rhode Island School of Design and previously served as Associate Legal Counsel at the Ohio State University. He has handled a number of Internet-related legal matters, ranging from alleged infringements of copyrighted materials on student web pages to investigations of computer break-ins to an e-mail death threat to Socks the cat. He began his legal career in private practice at Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue, where he represented CompuServe in Cubby v. CompuServe, the first online libel case, and he also has taught courses in Internet law at Ohio State's College of Law and at Capital University Law School. He is a past member of the Board of Directors of the National Association of College and University Attorneys and is the editor of NACUA’s The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act: A Legal Compendium. In State, ex rel. Thomas v. The Ohio State University, the Ohio Supreme Court determined that he really is a lawyer. He received his A.B. from Duke University in 1982 and his J.D. from the Yale Law School in 1985.


Howard F. McGinn
Howard F. McGinn is Dean of University Libraries at Seton Hall University. Dr. McGinn has served in management positions in academia, state and local government and the corporate sector. Past positions held include Dean of University Libraries at Clarion University of Pennsylvania, State Librarian of North Carolina, City Librarian of New Haven, Connecticut, General Manager of a subsidiary of the New York Times Company, and Sales Manager for the J.B. Lippincott Publishing Company. He holds a B.A. in Philosophy from Villanova University, an M.S. in Library Science from Drexel University, an M.B.A. from Campbell University and a Ph.D. in Information Management from Emporia State University.


Stanton W. Green
Stanton W. Green
Stanton W. Green serves as Dean of the McMurray School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Monmouth University where he is also Professor of Anthropology. He holds a B.A. from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Anthropology from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. In the 1970’s he directed a major archaeological field excavation at the Mulberry Plantation Site in South Carolina that included investigation of prehistoric Indian occupation and the subsequent use of the Indian Mounds for the slave village for the Mulberry Plantation. In the 1980’s and early 1990’s, he co-directed a major archaeological project on the settlement and subsequent development of farming in southeastern Ireland. Since 1994, Dr. Green has been studying the subject of baseball and American society.

He is the author of over 30 major articles in Anthropology, most recently: Education, Diversity and American Culture, Passing on Culture to the Next Generation, Baseball and the Next Generation of Americans, The Baseball Diamond as American Landscape , Baseball and Race in America. He is the co-editor of two books: Archaeological Boundaries and Frontiers, and Interpreting Space: GIS and Archaeology.

He has presented many papers at conferences and universities in the United States, Canada and Europe and currently writes regularly on the subject of baseball on which he has presented papers at the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York (which he visits religiously every summer) and the Little League Baseball Museum in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.