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NOTES ON CONTRIBUTORS
AMANDA HOWELL is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Humanities at Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia, where she teaches in the Film and Television Studies area. Her previous research has been published in journals such as Screening the Past, Continuum, and Camera Obscura. Currently, she is completing a book entitled Popular Music in Action Films and the Performance of Masculinity for publication by Routledge in 2012.
LINDA MIZEJEWSKI is a Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at the Ohio State University. Her most recent book, It Happened One Night (2010) is part of the Wiley-Blackwell Studies in Film and Television. She is currently working on a book on women and comedy.
TRYON P. WOODS is Assistant Professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Crime & Justice Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, where he is affiliated with the African & African American Studies and Women's Studies programs. He has worked with community-based organizations on HIV/AIDS prevention, supportive housing for drug users, and police accountability. His articles have appeared in American Studies, Radical Teacher, Seattle Journal of Social Justice, and the Journal of Race, Gender, and Poverty. His research examines antiblackness in two parallel contexts: the politics of race and sex violence in North America and anti-colonial social movements across the African Diaspora.
AMY MECKLENBURG-FAENGER is an assistant professor of English and chair of First-Year Writing at The College of Charleston. Her research interests include history of rhetoric, composition theory and pedagogy, visual rhetoric, 19th and early 20th century women's rhetorics, and writing across the curriculum. Recent work includes studies of progressive-era women's scrapbooks and collaborative work on the writing choices and processes of Mathematics undergraduates.
NICHOLAS L. SYRETT is Assistant Professor of History at the University of Northern Colorado where he teaches classes on women, gender, and sexuality in U.S. history. He is the author of The Company He Keeps: A History of White College Fraternities (North Carolina, 2009) and articles on queer history published in American Studies and The Journal of the History of Sexuality.