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Bonnie Thornton Dill, Ph.D., Dean, College of Arts and Humanities, University of Maryland;
Carrie Baker, J.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor and Director, Program for the Study of Women and Gender Studies, Smith College;
Michele Tracy Berger, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Women’s and Gender Studies, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill;
Kum-Kum Bhavnani, Ph.D., Professor of Sociology & Chair, Women, Culture, Development Program, University of California, Santa Barbara;
Alison R. Bernstein, Ph.D.; Director, Institute for Women’s Leadership (IWL); Rutgers, State University of New York;
Audrey Bilger, Ph.D., Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of the College, Pomona College;
Kelly Brown Douglas, Ph.D., Elizabeth Conolly Todd Distinguished Professor of Religion, Chair, Department of Philosophy and Religion, Goucher College;
Nohelia Canales, M.S., Director of Minority Outreach, RAIN, Inc.;
Jennifer Cognard-Black, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of English, and Coordinator, Women, Gender, and Sexuality Program, St. Mary’s College of Maryland;
Brittney Cooper, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Women’s and Gender Studies/Africana Studies, Rutgers University;
Irasema Coronado, Ph.D., Professor of Political Science, University of Texas at El Paso;
Norlisha F. Crawford, Ph.D., English and African American Studies, University of Wisconsin, Osh Kosh;
Aviva Dove-Viebahn, Ph.D., Honors Faculty Fellow, Barrett, The Honors College, Arizona State University;
Julie R. Enszer, Ph.D., Department of Women's Studies, University of Maryland, College Park;
Kelly Finley, M.A., Senior Lecturer and Undergraduate Advisor, Women’s and Gender Studies, UNC Charlotte;
Kryn Freehling-Burton, M.A., Senior Lecturer and Coordinator, E-Campus, Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies, School of Language, Culture, and Society, Oregon State University;
Radhika Gajjala, Ph.D., Professor , School of Media and Communication, and American Culture Studies Program, Bowling Green State University;
Nicole Guidotti-Hernandez, Ph.D., Associate Professor of American Studies and Center for Mexican American Studies, University of Texas at Austin;
Beverly Guy-Sheftall, Ph.D., Anna Julia Cooper Professor of Women's Studies/Director, Women's Research and Resource Center, Spelman College;
Janell Hobson, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Women's Studies/Graduate Director, University at Albany, SUNY;
Ileana Jiménez, English Department, LREI-Little Red School House and Elisabeth Irwin High School;
Valerie Ann Johnson, Ph.D., Mott Professor and Director, Africana Women's Studies, Bennett College;
Karon Jolna, Ph.D., Program Director, Ms. in the Classroom, Research Scholar, UCLA Center for the Study of Women;
L. S. Kim, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Film and Digital Media, University of California, Santa Cruzz;
Allison B. Kimmich, Ph.D., Executive Director, National Women’s Studies Association;
Kimi Lynn King, J.D./Ph.D., Associate Professor, Political Science, University of North Texas;
M. Bahati Kuumba, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Women's Studies/Associate Director of the Women's Research Center, Spelman College;
Lisa Yun Lee, Ph.D., Director, UIC School of Art and Art History, Visiting Curator, Jane Addams Hull-House Museum;
Yi-Chun Tricia Lin, Ph.D., Director & Professor, Women's Studies Program, Southern Connecticut State University;
Sheena Malhotra, Ph.D., Professor, Gender and Women's Studies Department, California State University, Northridge;
Layli Maparyan, Ph.D., Executive Director, Wellesley Centers for Women, Wellesley College;
C. Nicole Mason, Ph.D., Visiting Professor, Spelman College, Executive Director, New York Women's Foundation;
Irma McClaurin, Ph.D., McClaurin Solutions;
Michelle McGibbney Vlahoulis, M.A., Women's and Gender Studies, School of Social Transformation, Arizona State University;
Linda Perkins, Ph.D., Associate University Professor & Director of Applied Women's Studies & Africana Studies Certificate Program, Claremont Graduate University;
Barbara Ransby, Ph.D., Professor of Gender & Women's Studies, African-American Studies and History & Director of Gender & Women's Studies, University of Illinois at Chicago;
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Carol Stabile, Ph.D., Professor, School of Journalism and Communication/Department of Women’s Studies, Director, Center for the Study of Women in Society, University of Oregon;
Nayereh Tohidi Ph.D., Professor, Gender and Women's Studies Department, California State University, Northridge;
Patricia Trujillo, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of English and Director of Writing and Rhetoric, Northern New Mexico College;
Gina Athena Ulysse, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Anthropology & African American Studies, Wesleyan University;
Shyama Venkateswar, Ph.D., Distinguished Lecturer and Director, Public Policy Program, Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College.
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