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Chair: Bonnie Thornton Dill, Ph.D., President, National Women's Studies Association & Dean, College of Arts and Humanities, U. of MD; Carrie Baker, J.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Program for the Study of Women and Gender Studies, Smith College; Linda Basch, Ph.D., President, National Council for Research on Women ; Kum-Kum Bhavnani, Ph.D., Professor of Sociology & Chair, Women, Culture, Development Program, UC Santa Barbara; Audrey Bilger, Ph.D., Faculty Director of the Center for Writing & Public Discourse, Associate Professor of Literature, Claremont McKenna 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., Life Sciences, East Los Angeles College; Jennifer Cognard-Black, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of English, and Coordinator, Women, Gender, and Sexuality Program, St. Mary’s College of MD; Irasema Coronado, Ph.D., Professor of Political Science, U. of TX, El Paso; Norlisha F. Crawford, Ph.D., English/ African American Studies, UW Oshkosh; Aviva Dove-Viebahn, Ph.D., Visual and Cultural Studies, U of Northern CO; Julie R. Enszer, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Women's Studies, U of MD, College Park; Kryn Freehling-Burton, M.A., Lecturer and Online Program Coordinator, Women's Studies, OR State U; Nicole Guidotti-Hernandez, Ph.D., Associate Professor of American Studies and Center for Mexican American Studies, U of TX 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; 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, UC Santa Cruz; Allison B. Kimmich, Ph.D., Executive Director, National Women’s Studies Assoc.; Kimi Lynn King, J.D./Ph.D., Associate Professor, Political Science, U. of N. TX; 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, Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, Art History Department, University of Illinois at Chicago; Yi-Chun Tricia Lin, Ph.D., Director & Professor, Women's Studies Program, Southern Connecticut State University; Sheena Malhotra, Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Gender and Women's Studies Department, Cal State U, Northridge; C. Nicole Mason, Ph.D., Assistant Research Professor, Executive Director, Women of Color Policy Network, Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, NYU; Irma McClaurin, Ph.D., McClaurin Solutions; Michelle McGibbney Vlahoulis, M.A., Women's and Gender Studies, School of Social Transformation, AZ State University; Linda Perkins, Ph.D., Associate University Professor & Director of Applied Women's Studies & Africana Studies Certificate Program, Claremont Graduate U.; Layli Phillips Maparyan, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Women's Studies Institute, GA State U.; Barbara Ransby, Ph.D., Professor of Gender & Women's Studies, African-American Studies and History & Director of Gender & Women's Studies, U. of IL at Chicago; Susan M. Shaw, Ph.D., Professor of Women's Studies, Transitional Director of the School of Language, Culture, and Society, OR State U.; Nayereh Tohidi Ph.D., Professor, Gender and Women's Studies Department, CA State U., Northridge; Laura Torsky, M.A., Women's Studies Doctoral Program, University of Maryland, College Park; Patricia Trujillo, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of English and Director of Writing and Rhetoric, Northern NM College; Gina Athena Ulysse, Ph.D., Associate Professor African American Studies Program and Anthropology & Director, Center for African American Studies; Wesleyan U.

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