Before becoming a professor at John Jay, Dr. Charles Stickney was a naval officer on ships in Japan, Virginia, and the Mediterranean, and then for two years was an advertising agency copywriter in Manhattan. With degrees from Brooklyn College, University of Edinburgh, and CUNY Graduate Center, Professor Stickney has taught at John Jay since 1970. His publications include poems in 17 poetry magazines. Also, Professor Stickney co-wrote with Charles Swindell a play, Shall We Go and Join the Others? performed in1978 at the New York Arts Consortium. Professor Stickney's two books are The Zany Adventures of Andy Allowitz and his travel memoirs, World Enough.