Featured Authors & Panelists in Brief - V
Anthony Vachris holds a bachelor’s degree in mass communication with a minor in sociology from LSU. He has also studied copywriting at the Creative Circus in Atlanta and serves as the owner of advertising freelance company Battery, INC. and managing partner of efootprints.com.
Kim Marie Vaz is associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and professor of education at Xavier University of Louisiana. Her area of research is the use of expressive arts as a response to large-group social trauma.
A professor of history for more than 20 years, Christina Vella devotes most of her time to writing. Her work includes Intimate Enemies: The Two Worlds of the Baroness de Pontalba, selected by Publishers Weekly, The New York Times and the The Times-Picayune for their best books of 1997 lists; The Hitler Kiss, a memoir of the Czechoslovak resistance; and Indecent Secrets: The Infamous Murri Murder Affair, the history of a famous murder trial in Italy in 1905. Vella is working on a biography of Kemal Ataturk.
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