- Our Contributors
Cathryn Bailey is a professor and chair of the philosophy department at Minnesota State University. Her work centers on feminist philosophy, most recently on the raced and gendered nature of animal rights discourse and on the educational philosopher Anna Julia Cooper.
Martha Copp is an associate professor and the chair of the sociology department at East Tennessee State University. She is co-author (with Sherryl Kleinman) of Emotions and Fieldwork (Sage, 1993). She recently published “Making Sexism Visible: Birdcages, Martians, and Pregnant Men” (Teaching Sociology 2006), co-authored with Sherryl Kleinman and Kent Sandstrom.
Wade Edwards is an assistant professor of French at Longwood University, where he also serves as co-director of the Women’s and Gender Studies program. He has written on the gender ambiguity in Emile Zola’s Rougon-Macquart novels and has traced the origins of Pierre de Coubertin’s modern Olympic movement to the fin-desiecle crisis in masculinity.
Carey Kaplan is a professor of English literature at Saint Michael’s College, where she is currently director of the Gender Studies program. She has published works on Doris Lessing as well as a feminist examination of the literary canon, The Canon and the Common Reader (with Ellen Cronan Rose). She and Susan Kuntz have published extensively together on developing a gender studies program in a Catholic college.
Peter Kaufman is an associate professor of sociology at the State University of New York at New Paltz and a research fellow at the Center for the Study of Sport in Society. He recently compiled and edited the second edition of Critical Pedagogy in the Sociology Classroom. He is currently studying athletes who engage in social and political activism.
Mary Kirk is an associate professor in the Individualized, Interdisciplinary and Lifelong Learning Programs at Metropolitan State College in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Sherryl Kleinman is a professor of sociology at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Her books include Equals Before God (University of Chicago Press, 1984); Emotions and Fieldwork (co-authored with Martha Copp, Sage, 1993); Opposing Ambitions: Gender and Identity in an Alternative Organization (University of Chicago Press, 1996), and Feminist Fieldwork Analysis (Sage, 2007).
Susan Kuntz is a professor of psychology at Saint Michael’s College, where she teaches and writes about adult development and gender issues in society. She has published works using narrative and qualitative methodology. Along with Carey Kaplan she has presented and written about creating and maintaining a gender studies program at a small Catholic college in the Northeast.
Nancy Niemi is a member of the Education faculty at Nazareth College in Rochester, NY.
Linda Watts is a professor of American Studies in the Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences Program at the University of Washington-Bothell. She is the author of Rapture Untold: Gender, Mysticism, and the ‘Moment of Recognition’ in Writings by Gertrude Stein (1996) and Gertrude Stein: A Study of the Short Fiction (1999).