More about Judith!


For over 50 years, Judith-Rae Ross has been an outstanding
teacher, journalist, elected public servant, historical
researcher, and writer. She has received awards and critical
acclaim in each of those disciplines. In 2005 Judith was listed
in Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Education,
and Who’s Who among America’s Teachers. She has published
over 200 articles and papers, and she holds a Ph.D. in history
from the University of Illinois, Chicago. Judith enthusiastically
serves the community by volunteering her time and expertise
to various community action organizations, lately principally
the Community Economic Development Agency (CEDA).
She also designs and creates jewelry, often donating it for
worthy causes. On a personal note, Judith has been married
43 years, and has a son, daughter-in-law, and two beautiful
granddaughters.

As to whether or not the Javaland family really exists, Judith
answers with a smile and a definite, unqualified “maybe.”