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SATYASIKHA CHAKRABORTY is assistant professor of South Asian history at The College of New Jersey. She received her PhD in 2019 from Rutgers University, New Brunswick. Her interests lie in histories of colonialism, gender, sexuality, medicine, and visual culture. She is working on a book manuscript (based on her dissertation) on the intersection of race, caste, gender, and domestic labor through a social and cultural history of the South Asian ayah. Her article on European governesses in Indian princely zenanas, published in the Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History, won the 2019 Berkshire Conference Article Prize in the field of women, gender, and/or sexuality.

CAITLIN CUNNINGHAM is an associated senior research fellow with the Sexual Harms and Medical Encounters Research Project (Wellcome Trust funded) and an honorary fellow in the Department of History, Classics, and Archaeology at Birkbeck, University of London. She works on sexual violence and settler colonialism, engaging with legal, media, and medical sources to explore constructions of identity through the prisms of age, race, class, and gender.

KAREN GARNER is professor of historical studies at SUNY Empire State College in Saratoga Springs, New York, who teaches and researches in the fields of gender studies, women's history, international history, and US foreign relations. She is a Fulbright scholar (Vilnius, Lithuania, 2003 and Vezsprem, Hungary, 2014) and the author of Women and Gender in International History: Theory and Practice (Bloomsbury, 2018), Gender and Foreign Policy in the Clinton Administration (Lynne Rienner First Forum Books, 2013), Shaping a Global Women's Agenda: Women's NGOs and Global Governance, 1925–1985 (Manchester University Press, 2010), and Precious Fire: Maud Russell and the Chinese Revolution (University of Massachusetts Press, 2003). Her current book project, "Friends and Enemies: The Allies and Neutral Ireland in the Second World War," explores the significant ways that personalized, fraternal friendships and enmities forged by British, American, and Irish national leaders influenced wartime diplomacy and shaped their nations' responses to the war.

ROCHISHA NARAYAN is assistant professor in the Department of History at the University of Central Florida. She is currently completing her first book manuscript, tentatively titled "Agents of Capital: Widows, Family, Community, and Law in Early Colonial India." She is interested in exploring histories of family, community, social protests, colonialism, and capital through the lenses of gender, sexuality, and law.

EMILY PRIFOGLE is faculty fellow and visiting assistant professor at the University of Michigan Law School. She holds a PhD in history from Princeton University and a JD from the University of California, Berkeley. She has published work on rural legal history and social movements. Her current book project considers the changing legal landscape of the rural Midwest in the twentieth century.

SCOTT W. STERN is an independent scholar. His book, The Trials of Nina McCall: Sex, Surveillance, and the Decades-Long Government Plan to Imprison "Promiscuous" Women (Beacon Press, 2018), was named one of the Boston Globe's best books of 2018, and it has been optioned for a feature film by the Oscar award-winning producer Cathy Schulman and Welle Entertainment. His writing has appeared in the Harvard Journal of Law & Gender, Yale Journal of Law & Feminism, Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law & Justice, and Ecology Law Quarterly as well as the Washington Post, New Republic, Times Literary Supplement, Time Magazine, Teen Vogue, Lapham's Quarterly, and Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. He is a graduate of Yale University, with a BA and MA in American Studies, summa cum laude, and of Yale Law School, where he was an editor of the Yale Law Journal.

ARCHANA VENKATESH is a PhD candidate in the Department of History at The Ohio State University. She obtained her MA at Madras University. Her work examines the role of women doctors in nation building and development in twentieth-century India. Her dissertation is titled "Women, Medicine, and Nation-building: The 'Lady Doctor' and Development in 20th century South India." She works extensively with oral history sources and has been published in Oral History. Her teaching interests include world history, women's history, the Indian Ocean world, oral history, comparative empires, and South Asian history.

RHONDA Y. WILLIAMS is professor and John L. Seigenthaler Chair in American History at Vanderbilt...


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