- Our Contributors
Susan M. Alexander is a professor of sociology and holds a secondary appointment in the gender and women’s studies program at Saint Mary’s College in Notre Dame, Indiana. Her teaching and research interests include the symbiotic relationship between gender identity and media culture from a postmodern/feminist perspective. Her recent work focuses on the performativity of hegemonic masculinity found in American media/consumer-based images.
Krystal Cleary is a doctoral student in gender studies at Indiana University, Bloomington. Her research interests include disability studies, feminist theory, and popular culture.
Allison G. Cundiff is a faculty member at Parkway North High School in metropolitan St. Louis and leads her district’s Social Justice Pedagogy initiative. She is an ordained Buddhist minister and a poet.
Kristine De Welde is director of general education and associate professor of sociology at Florida Gulf Coast University. She is the co-author/editor of Disrupting the Culture of Silence: Women Navigating Hostility and Making Feminist Change in the Academy (forthcoming, Stylus Publishing).
Emek Ergun is a PhD candidate in the language, literacy, and culture program at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, where she also teaches under-graduate courses for the gender and women’s studies (GWST) department. Her courses include Global Perspectives on Gender and Women, Methodologies of GWST, Introduction to GWST, and Modern Masculinities. She currently is writing her dissertation titled “Doing Feminist Translation as Local and Transnational Activism: The Turkish Translation and Reception of Virgin: The Untouched History.” Ergun’s research interests include feminist translation, transnational feminism, feminist pedagogies, and feminist methodologies.
Nicola Foote is an associate professor of Latin American and Caribbean history and the coordinator of the minor in gender studies at Florida Gulf Coast University. She is the editor of The Caribbean History Reader (Routledge, 2012) and co-editor of Military Struggle and Identity Formation in Latin America (University Press of Florida, 2010).
Alice E. Ginsberg consults with foundations, corporations, nonprofits, and educational institutions interested in promoting gender equity or multicultural programs in schools. She lives in Philadelphia.
Michelle Hayford is an associate professor of theatre and the assistant director of the Bower School of Music and the Arts at Florida Gulf Coast University. She directs the Performance Constellation series of original ensemble productions based on interview narratives. Her most recent [End Page 174] production is Dog Wish (2013), a collaboration with the Humane Society of the United States.
Elizabeth Mackinlay is an associate professor in the School of Education at the University of Queensland, where she teaches arts education, Indigenous education, qualitative research methods, and women and gender studies. She completed her PhD degree in ethnomusicology in 1998 and continues her work with Aboriginal women at Borroloola in the Northern Territory of Australia. She also completed a PhD degree in education at the University of Queensland in 2013 and has a primary education degree from Charles Darwin University. She has published over sixty book chapters and articles in the fields of Indigenous education, music education, and feminist studies. She currently is the editor of Music Education Research and Innovation (MERI) and co-editor of the Australian Journal of Indigenous Education (AJIE). A performer at heart, Mackinlay enjoys exploring the embodied, evocative, and transformative potential of academic scholarship, and feminist epistemologies and methodologies provide her with an intellectual place to call home.
Martha Rosenthal is a professor of neuroscience at Florida Gulf Coast University. She is the author of Human Sexuality from Cells to Society (Cengage Learning, 2012) and Discoveries in Human Systems (Hunter Textbooks, 2004).
Sonalini Sapra is an assistant professor of political science and gender and women’s studies at Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame. Sonalini’s research examines the strategies and discourses used by women’s groups in India in their activism against environmental degradation. She was the Andrew Mellon Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellow in International Studies at Kenyon College in 2009–10. Her research and teaching interests are in gender and international relations, environmental politics, transnational feminisms, and feminist theory.
Leland Spencer joined the communications faculty at Miami University, Ohio, after completing a PhD degree at the University of Georgia. He previously reviewed the late Aaronette White’s book Ain’t...