Eugene P. Deess is director of Institutional Research and Planning at the New Jersey Institute of Technology.
He has coauthored a wide range of publications on juries and citizenship, including The Jury and Democracy: How Jury Deliberation Promotes Civic Engagement and Political Participation (forthcoming).
John Gastil is a professor in the department of communication at the University of Washington.
He is the author most recently of Political Communication and Deliberation (2008), and is cofounder of the Jury and Democracy Project (http://www.jurydemocracy.org )
Colin J. Lingle is a doctoral student in the department of communication at the University of Washington.