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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;
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Irma McClaurin, Ph.D., McClaurin Solutions;
Michelle McGibbney Vlahoulis, M.A., Women's and Gender Studies, School of Social Transformation, AZ State University;
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Layli Phillips Maparyan, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Women's Studies Institute, GA State U.;
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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;
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