- Our Contributors
Samit Dipon Bordoloi has a doctoral degree in Human Development and Family Studies from the University of Connecticut. His research and teaching interests focus on gender, families, immigration, and critical pedagogy.
Alana Cattapan is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Political Science at York University. A longtime feminist researcher, teacher, and activist, her dissertation research examines the evolution of public policy on assisted reproduction in Canada, exploring links between parenting, bio-technology, and the creation of a neoliberal citizen-subject.
Kathryn Flannery (University of Pittsburgh) teaches courses in literacy studies, early modern British literature, and contemporary poetry. As Director of Women’s Studies, she taught graduate seminars in feminist theory and a first-year course in gender studies. Author of Feminist Literacies: 1968–1975 (University of Illinois Press, 2005) and The Emperor’s New Clothes: Literature, Literacy, and the Ideology of Style (University of Pittsburgh Press, 1995), and articles on feminist rhetoric and performance, she is currently working on a study of women’s artists books.
Laura Gillman is the author of Unassimilable Feminisms: Reappraising Feminist, Womanist, Mestiza Thought and is a member of Virginia Tech’s sociology and women’s and genders studies faculties.
Donna J. Nicol is an assistant professor of women and gender studies at California State University Fullerton. Her research focuses on social class and African American women’s grassroots activism, ethnic sexism in American popular culture and corporate philanthropy, and the politicization of ethnic and gender studies programs.
Lee Nickoson is a member of the rhetoric and writing program at Bowling Green State University. Her co-authors in this issue (Kerri Hauman, Em Hurford, Stacy Kastner, Jeff Kirchoff, Kate Spike) were members of a feminist research methods class at BGSU. [End Page 168]
Jillian M. Phillips’s reviews and essays have appeared as part of the Cellar Door blog, Heavy Feather Review, and Necessary Fiction, among others. Some of her poetry has appeared in Cellar Door, Jerry Jazz Musician, and NOTA. She is studying poetry at the University of Nebraska’s MFA-in-Writing program.
Heather Laine Talley is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Western Carolina University. Her teaching and research interests center on public feminist sociology, gender and sexuality, medicine, and the body. She is currently completing a book titled Saving Face: Disfigurement, Repair, and the Vital Politics of Appearance.
Chandra D. L. Waring is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Sociology at the University of Connecticut. Her research and teaching interests include race/ethnicity, gender, qualitative methods, and pedagogy. [End Page 169]