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327 Notes on Contributors Janet Mancini Billson is the assistant executive officer of the American Sociological Association and adjunct professor of sociology at The George Washington University, Washington, DC. She is the author of Strategi,c Styles: Coping in the Inner City (1980) and Cool Pose: Dilemmas of Black Manhood in America (with Richard Majors, 1992), and has also written on the lives of Inuit women in Gossip:A Spoken History of Women in the North, edited by Mary Crnkovich (1990) and Inuit Women: A Century of Challenge (forthcoming, 1994). She is currently writing Out of Tradition: Women and Power in a Changing World (forthcoming, 1994), about shifting gender roles among women in several Canadian cultural groups. Mina Carson is an associate professor of history at Oregon Sate University. She is the author of Settlement Folk: Social Thought and the American Settlement Movement, 1885-1930 (1990). Her current research interests include the history of family therapy, feminist psychotherapy, and psychoanalysis, and she is an MSW candidate in the School of Social Work at Portland State University. Jill K. Conway was educated at the Univer1iityof Sidney and at Hatvard, and has taught American history in both Canada and the United States. She has served as vice-president of the University of Toronto and as president of Smith College. Since 1985 she has been visiting scholar and professor in the Science, Technology and Society Program at M.I.T. She writes and teaches on the history of American women, and on her native country, Australia. She is currently working on an intellectual history of western feminism, and on a study of the role of education for women in third world countries. Her most recent publications are a memoir of her childhood and growing up in Australia, The Road From Coorain, and Written By Herself: Autobiographies of American Women: An Anthology. Clare Eby is an assistant professor of English at the University of Connecticut at Hartford. Her work on Veblen has appeared, and is forthcoming, in American Studies, American Quarterly, Studies in American Fiction, and the International Journal of Politics, Culture and Society. She is currently working on a book on Dreiser and Veblen. 328 Canadian Review of American Studies Robert A. Hohner is an associate professor of history at the University of Western Ontario. He is the author of a number of articles on the American temperance movement and is currently at work on a biography of Bishop James Cannon, Jr., the southern Methodist churchman, political figure, and temperance reformer. Linda Kealey is an associate professor of history at Memorial University of Newfoundland. She is coeditor (with Joan Sangster) of Beyond the Vote: Canadian Women and Politics (1989) and editor of a volume on women's political and legal history in Newfoundland, Pursuing Equality: Historical Perspectiveson Women in Newfoundland and Labrador (1993). Howard Kushner is a professor of history (of medicine) at San Diego State University and director of the graduate program in interdisciplinary studies. His recent publications include Self-Destruction in the Promised Land: A PsychoculturalBiology ofAmerican Suicide (1991);and "Suicide, Gender and the Fear of Modernity in Nineteenth-Century Medical and SocialThought," Journal of Social History, 26 (1993). He is currently at work on a study tentatively entitled The Cursing Brain: A History of Gilles de la Tourette's Syndrome. Eve Kornfeld is an associate professor of history at San Diego State University.Her research interests centre on American cultural history from the eighteenth through the twentieth centuries. She has recently published articles on gender issues in history, law and literature in the Journal of American Studies, the Journal of American Culture, The History Teacher, and the Organization of American Historians' Newsletter. Catherine Lundie recently completed her doctorate in English at the University of Toronto. Her research interests include nineteenth- and twentieth-century American women writers, and the writing of women of colour. Jean V. Matthews is a professor of history at the University of Western Ontario where she teaches American and women's history. Her most recent publications are Toward a New Society: American Thought and Culture, 1800-1830 (1991) and "Consciousness of Self and Consciousness of Sex in Antebellum Feminism,"Journal of Women's History (1993). 329 Joanne...

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ISSN
1710-114X
Print ISSN
0007-7720
Pages
pp. 327-329
Launched on MUSE
2019-01-02
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No
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