- Our Contributors
Ashley A. Baker is an assistant professor of sociology and social work at Simpson College. She studies inequality, specifically examining the intersections of gender, sexuality, and religion. Her current research focuses on the effects of social contact with gays and lesbians. Specifically, she examines how social contact influences Mississippi Christians’ views of gay and lesbian civil rights. Her work has been published in Review of Religious Research and Sexualities.
Monica Barron is a member of the Feminist Teacher editorial collective. She works for Truman State University, where she teaches, writes, and edits the Nonfiction Book Series for TSU Press. Her new work, “Michael Brown’s Big River,” appears in the inaugural issue of Wordpeace.
Gail Cohee is the director of the Sarah Doyle Women’s Center and an associate dean of the College at Brown University, where she also teaches for the Gender and Sexuality Studies Program. She is a member of the Feminist Teacher editorial collective.
Grace Cripps is both a candidate for an MA in English and a master of arts in education from Truman State University. She co-coordinated Truman’s annual Women’s and Gender Studies Conference.
Wendy Gunther-Canada is a professor and the department chair in the department of government at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Her academic interests include political philosophy, history of ideas, gender, and citizenship. She is a member of the Feminist Teacher editorial collective.
Theresa Kemp is a professor of English and women’s studies at the University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire. In addition to being a member of the editorial collective, she is the author of Women in the Age of Shakespeare (Greenwood 2010).
Meredith Madden has a PhD degree in cultural foundations of education from Syracuse University, as well as a certificate of advanced studies from the women’s and gender studies department. Currently, she works with The Democratizing Knowledge Project at Syracuse University. Her research and teaching interests lie in social justice education, women’s and gender studies, and sociology of education.
Shoshana Magnet is an associate professor in the Institute of Women’s Studies and the Department of Criminology at the University of Ottawa. Her books include the monograph When Biometrics Fail: Race, Gender and the Technology of Identity (Duke University Press 2011) and [End Page 90] the edited collections The New Media of Surveillance (co-edited with Kelly Gates, Routledge 2010) and Feminist Surveillance Studies (co-edited with Rachel Dubrofsky, Duke University Press 2015).
Corinne Lysandra Mason is an assistant professor in gender and women’s studies (chair) and sociology at Brandon University. She received her BAH in global development studies from Queen’s University in 2008, a master’s degree from the Women’s and Gender Studies Institute at the University of Toronto in 2009, and a PhD degree from the Institute of Feminist and Gender Studies at the University of Ottawa in 2013. Mason conducts transnational critical race feminist analyses of development discourses and popular news media, focusing specifically on representations of LGBTIQ rights, violence against women, reproductive justice, and foreign aid. Her work has been published in Feminist Formations, International Feminist Journal of Politics, Critical Studies in Media Communication, Surveillance & Society, and Canadian Journal of Communication. She is currently working on a book-length project on the “mainstreaming” of sexuality, gender identity, and expression in development, and also exploring the connections between race, social media, and humanitarianism.
Emily Ryalls is an assistant professor of communication and gender studies at Mississippi State University. Her research is concerned with the articulation of and practices surrounding gender, race, class, and sexuality in media, highlighting the ways mediated discourses can normalize and make mundane power and oppression. Her work has been published in Critical Studies of Media Communication, Text and Performance Quarterly, and Communication, Culture and Critique.
Ina C. Seethaler has a PhD degree in English from Saint Louis University and teaches in SLU’s women’s and gender studies department. Her research interests lie at the intersections between literature, gender, and migration. She is working on a book manuscript about non-European immigrant women’s life writing as human rights rhetoric. Previous publications have explored Asian-American women’s online humor and...