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Hypatia 16.4 (2001) 161-162

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Joan Callahan is Professor of Philosophy and Director of Women's Studies at the University of Kentucky. Among her publications are Ethical Issues in Professional Life (1988); Preventing Birth: Contemporary Methods and Related Moral Controversies with reproductive physiologist James Knight (1989); Menopause: A Midlife Passage (1993); and Reproduction, Ethics, and the Law: Feminist Perspectives (1995). She has also published a number of journal and encyclopedia articles and chapters in books. Her current research focus is on hate speech. (

Licia Carlson is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Seattle University. Her research interests include contemporary French philosophy, feminist philosophy, and philosophical approaches to disability. She has written articles on disability and bioethics, prenatal testing, and the work of Michel Foucault. She is currently finishing a book on philosophy and cognitive disability. (

Mairian Corker is an independent disability studies scholar and a visiting senior research fellow in applied linguistics at King's College, London. She has authored and edited numerous publications, including Deaf Transitions; Deaf and Disabled or Deafness Disabled; Disability Discourse (with Sally French); and the forthcoming Disability/Postmodernity: Embodying Disability Theory (with Tom Shakespeare) and Disabling Language: Analysing Disability as Social Practice. She is an executive editor of the leading disability studies journal Disability & Society. (

Kate Lindemann is Professor of Philosophy and past chairperson of the Division of Philosophy and Religious studies at Mount Saint Mary College in Newburgh, New York. She teaches a variety of courses including History of Women Philosophers, Medical Ethics, and Philosophical Meditation. Her publications include articles about teaching, Latin American philosophy of liberation, and feminist philosophy, and a forthcoming piece concerning web pages and medieval illuminated manuscripts. She is on the editorial board of Philosophy in the Contemporary World and is the founder of the Elizabeth Goudge archives. (

Dr. Jenny Morris is a freelance researcher. Her publications include Pride against Prejudice: Transforming Attitudes to Disability, and she edited Encounters with Strangers: Feminism and Disability. Among other work, she is currently researching disabled children's experiences of residential schools. (

Andrea Nicki teaches courses in philosophy at Springfield College in Massachusetts. She has written articles on feminist virtue theory and ethics and is editing the spring 2002 issue of the APA newsletter on feminism and philosophy, which will focus on this area of research. (

Alexa Schriempf received her M.A. in Philosophy at the University of Oregon, where she also was a member of the Disability Studies Program Planning Committee. She is presently a doctoral student in the Department of Philosophy at The Pennsylvania State University. Her areas of interest include feminist philosophy, epistemology, phenomenology, embodiment, and identity theory. She has presented on the intersection of feminist and disability theory at several conferences, including the Society for Disability Studies. (

Susan Wendell is Professor of Women's Studies at Simon Fraser University. She is the author of The Rejected Body: Feminist Philosophical Reflections on Disability (1996) and of articles on feminist ethics and politics. She has lived with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue immune dysfunction syndrome since 1985. (

Abby Wilkerson teaches ethics, writing, and women's studies in the Washington, D.C.-Baltimore area. Her current project is exploring the implications of sex radicalism for disability studies. She is the author of Diagnosis: Difference: The Moral Authority of Medicine (1998). (



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