Marci is a member Western Music Association and Nebraska’s Outlaw Trail Scenic Byway Highway 12. John Calvert is Professor at Creighton University, where he teaches courses on medieval and modern Middle Eastern history.His research has focused on Islamic movements in the Middle East, including Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood and radical jihadi groups such as Al Qaeda and ISIS, in addition to Britain’s imperial involvements in the Middle East in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Calvert’s most recent book, Sayyid Qutb and the Origins of Radical Islamism, received critical acclaim. Y., a master’s degree in sociology and a doctorate in sociology and social psychology from Utah State University.Cherrie is an educational storyteller who speaks with an Irish brogue, dresses in period attire and delivers spell binding one-act plays that make audiences laugh and cry.Speaking for more than 35 years to all ages, her venues include elementary, especially 4th grade, through high school, libraries, museums, adult and youth church groups, senior centers, banquets and festivals.During the winter months, Pat’s workshops find her in Arizona.
She is recipient of a number of community and statewide awards for historical preservation.
She found that the old traditional songs that tell stories (ballads) often tell the story of our ancestors and how their trials and their endurance shaped life on the Plains.
Pat began writing her own ballads, knowing that her stories will also help contribute to keeping our heritage alive.
Paul Campbell has a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the U. Paul has done research on emotionally disturbed teenagers, death row inmate families, gender socialization of careers among preschool, second-grade and fourth-grade students, cross-gender violence among pre-teens, rural crime reporting, campus violence, crime victimization of tourists and dating violence.
For more than 20 years, he has been a volunteer for Haven House, a domestic violence and sexual assault shelter agency.