Authors with Last Names Beginning with "W"
Waddell, Joseph Addison or Joseph A.
Joseph A. Waddell was born in Staunton, Virginia in 1823 and was educated at the Staunton Academy and Washington College (now Washington and Lee University). He later studied law with Judge Lucas P. Thompson of Staunton only to find that perhaps it was not his best choice of careers. He became involved in journalism with "The Staunton Spectator" ultimately serving as coeditor and co-proprietor. He went on to work in various jurisdictional courts and served in the Virginia House of Delegates among many other ambitious opportunities.
Waldo, Anna Lee
Walker, Jr., Frank S.
Waller, Robert James
Warner, Gertrude Chandler
Doug Warren is noted for his celebrity biographies including James Cagney and Betty Grable
Wayland, John W.
Wells, Dean Faulkner
Dean Faulkner Wells was the daughter of William Faulkner's youngest brother. She taught English and French in the local high school after her education at the University of Mississippi and The University of Geneva in Switzerland.
West, Morris L.
Whitehead, Ruth Holmes
Ruth Holmes Whitehead is a renowned specialist in Mi'kmaw culture and has served the Nova Scotia Museum as staff ethnologist and assistant curator.
Whitney, Phyllis A.
Whitson, Stephanie Grace
Wilder, Effie Leland
Wilkes, Maria D.
Williams, Paul O.
Wilson, C. L.
Winn, Bonnie K.
Lynne Withey has served as the director of the University of California Press. She had previously taught history at the University of Iowa and Boston University as well as at the University of California at Berkeley.
Willey, Gordon R.
Gordon R. Willey attended Columbia University where he received a Ph. D. in Anthropology and Archaeology. He has served as a professor of Archaeology at Harvard University and has collaborated with Jeremy A. Sabloff as co-authors.
Wolf, Marvin J.
Marvin J. Wolf has authored or co-authored numerous books often serving as a ghostwriter and screenwriter as well. He was born in Chicago and moved to Los Angeles as a teenager. He also served in Vietnam as a commissioned infantry officer.
Woodiwiss, Kathleen E.
Woodward, Susan L.
Susan L. Woodward has served as a professional geographer specializing in raising the awareness of the rapidly disappearing vestiges of prehistoric North American cultures. She has collaborated with Jerry N. McDonald as co-authors.
Worchester, Donald E.
Donald E. Worcester is a well-respected historian of the Spanish Borderlands of the United States. He was born in Arizona and grew up as a cowboy on the edge of the Mojave desert. He was educated at Bards College and the University of California at Berkeley and chaired the history departments of the University of Florida and later at Texas Christian University.