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Darlene Abreu-Ferreira is assistant professor of pre-1800 women's history at the University of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Her research focus is on early modern Portuguese women. Among her publications is an article in the Sixteenth Century Journal (spring 2000), entitled "Fishmongers and Shipowners: Women in Maritime Communities in Early Modern Portugal." <>

Drude Dahlerup is professor of political science at the University of Stockholm. She recently published two volumes of The Redstockings: The Development, Newthinking, and Impact of the Danish Redstocking Movement, 1970–1985 (1998) in Danish. She also edited The New Women's Movement: Feminism and Political Power in Europe and the USA (1986). She currently is engaged in a large research project entitled "Gender, Empowerment, and Politics, GEP" (see <>

Tina Davidson is a doctoral candidate in women's history at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto and is researching constructions of femininity in the Canadian military.

Susan K. Freeman is a doctoral student in history at the Ohio State University, where she is completing a dissertation on adolescent girls and sex education in the mid-twentieth-century United States.

Andrea Friedman is assistant professor of history and women's studies at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. She is author of Prurient Interests: Gender, Democracy, and Obscenity in New York City, 1909–1945 (2000) and currently is working on a book on sex and politics in cold war America. <>

Valerie Gordon Hall currently is professor of history and coordinator of the Liberal Studies Program at Peace College in Raleigh, North Carolina. She is currently working on a history of inshore fishing communities in Northumberland, England, 1870–1960. <>

Kristin Hoganson is assistant professor of history at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. She is author of Fighting for American Manhood: How Gender Politics Provoked the Spanish-American and Philippine-American Wars (1998). Her current research considers globalization and U.S. domesticity from 1865 to 1920, as manifested through household consumption, fashion, cooking, fictive travel, and women's associational activities. <> [End Page 224]

Patricia Kelleher is assistant professor of history at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania. Her current research focuses on the interplay of gender, class, and ethnicity in Irish immigrants' responses to nineteenth-century U.S. society. <>

Kirsti Niskanen is an economic historian and assistant professor in the Department of Gender Studies, Linköping University, Sweden. Her research interests include rural women's history, the gender of economics, and the history of economic thought. <>

Ruth Roach Pierson has taught women's history and feminist studies at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto since fall 1980. She is the author of "They're Still Women After All": The Second World War and Canadian Womanhood (1986) and co-edited with Nupur Chaudhuri Nation, Empire, Colony: Historicizing Gender and Race (1998).

Margaret Strobel is interim director of the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum and professor of gender and women's studies and history at the University of Illinois, Chicago. Her first book, Muslim Women in Mombasa, 1890–1975 (1979), won the Herskovits Award from the African Studies Association in 1980. She also authored European Women and the Second British Empire (1991) and coedited Three Swahili Women: Life Histories from Mombasa, Kenya (1989), published in English and Swahili. She has written articles about and coedited volumes on oral history; second wave feminism in the United States; African women's history; gender, race, and empire; and documentation of organizational history. She coedited "Restoring Women to History," a comparative women's history series (Indiana University Press).<>

Cynthia Wilkey is assistant professor of history at the University of Virginia's College at Wise. She currently teaches courses in American and European women's history and American history, and she also directs the women's studies minor. She studies the modern feminist spirituality movement in the United States.<>

Kirsten E. Wood is assistant professor of history at Florida International University. She currently is working on a book...


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