These are my mentors. They are people I admire and respect. They have in no way endorsed this website or its contents and I in no way endorse them, other than to say I think they have really thoughtful perspectives and are respected leaders in their field. In the interest of enhancing the intersection of education and the everyday lived experience, this thesis and its contents are an experiment in collaboration. This portal wants to share my educational experience with you.
Barbara Katz Rothman, Professor in the Departments of Sociology and Anthropology at Baruch College and on the doctoral faculty in public health and sociology at the Graduate Center. Her interests include Medical Sociology, Bioethcs, Gender & Motherhood.
Hester Eisenstein teaches in New York City at the Graduate Center. She wrote Feminism Seduced, and teaches Sociology of Gender. Eisenstein has taught at Yale, Barnard, and SUNY Buffalo, and served as a femocrat in the state government of New South Wales.
Matt Gold teaches at the Graduate Center in New York City. Ed. Debates in the Digital Humanities. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2012. “The Digital Humanities Moment.” Debates in the Digital Humanities, ed. Matthew K. Gold. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2012. And, so much more.
Stephen Brier is the co-director of the New Media Lab, founded (in 2002) currently serves as the Coordinator of the Interactive Technology and Pedagogy Doctoral Certificate Program and serves as the college’s Senior Academic Technology Officer. Brier is a historian of the U.S. working class, with a particular interest in issues of race, class and ethnicity. More.
Linda Martin Alcoff is a professor of Feminist Philosophy. She is currently the department head for Women’s and Gender Studies at CUNY, The Graduate Center. Her class helped me think about “Matri-Theory.”
Jocelyn Fenton Stitt is an author and professor of Gender and Women’s Studies. I took my first feminist theory class from her online in 2013, and I’m forever grateful for her introducing me to solid, clear terminology that continues to inform my perspectives.
I also want to mention Amber Kinser, Phyllis Chesler, and Dr. Andrea O’Reilly, whom I’ve never studied with, but whose books have greatly inspired me.