About the Contributors

Stephanie Bayless is an archivist at the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies in Little Rock and is responsible for the Center's blog (http://butlercenter.blogspot.com).

Emily Musil Church received her Ph.D. from UCLA, and is a professor in the History Department at Lafayette College.

Nina Clements works as a Humanities Librarian at Kenyon College, located in pastoral Gambier, Ohio.
Amanda Dinscore is Public Services Librarian at California State University, Fresno and serves as the liaison to the departments of English and Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures. She is interested in English literature, history, women’s issues, library technology, and the use of primary sources to enhance student learning.

Teresa Doherty is Collections Manager at The Women's Library, London Metropolitan University. 

Matt Francis is an archivist with the American Heritage Center at the University of Wyoming.  He earned his M.A. in public history from Wright State University in 2008, and his research interests include 20th century American social history and archival access.

Diane Fulkerson is an Instruction Services Librarian at the University at West Georgia. She is interested in the effective use of technology in libraries and teaching. For the university’s centennial anniversary she created a timeline of major events in the life of the university using photos she digitized from the university’s history. In 2008 she completed the ACRL Teacher Track Immersion program and in 2009 completed the ALA Emerging Leaders program. In addition to her MLS from the University at Buffalo--State University of New York, Diane has an MA in History from the State University of New York College at Brockport. Her research interests include women’s suffrage, women in the workforce and the first wave of feminism.

Cathy Moran Hajo is the Associate Editor and Assistant Director of the Margaret Sanger Papers, a scholarly editing project located at NYU. With the Sanger Papers, she has published three volumes of the Selected Papers of Margaret Sanger, a two-series microfilm edition, and two electronic publications. She has worked as a documentary editor for over twenty years, specializing in the publication of historical materials in digital form, and participating in scholarly conferences and meetings on digital issues. She is a Past President of the Association for Documentary Editing. Dr. Hajo received her PhD from NYU in 2006 and is the author of Birth Control on Main Street: Organizing Clinics in the United States, 1916-1939 (U. of Illinois Press, 2010), as well as articles on documentary editing, most recently, "Scholarly Editing in a Web 2.0 World," (Documentary Editing, 2009), and "Last Words: Documenting the End of Lives," (Documentary Editing, Fall 2006).

Julie Holcomb is an archivist (MLIS) and teaches in the museum studies department at Baylor University. Her dissertation is about women in the transatlantic free produce movement (i.e. boycotts of slave-labor products).  

Amanda Maddock is Reference and Instruction Librarian at Ohio State University - Mansfield. 

Ken Middleton is a Digital Initiatives librarian at Middle Tennessee State University's Walker Library. In addition to an MLS, he has an M.A. in history from MTSU. He has developed several women's history web sites, including Discovering American Women's History Online. Middleton has edited the journal Microform & Imaging Review since 2005.

Jennifer Heilbronner Munoz (forthcoming)

Sally Newman is a research fellow at Monash University but is about embark on a British Academy Fellowship in London. She has published widely on archival issues from an historian's point of view.

Melissa Ooten holds a PhD in women’s history from the College of William and Mary and teaches Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies at the University of Richmond where she is the associate director of the WILL program, an academic co-curricular program for women.  Her research and teaching interests focus on twentieth-century U.S.-based social movements and popular culture.  Her favorite course to teach is a three-week summer travel course on the Civil Rights movement in which she and students travel across nine states in a very crowded van (which she drives).

Manon Parry is a museum curator and historian of medicine specializing in women’s history and disability studies. She is co-editor, with Ellen S. More and Elizabeth Fee, of Women Physicians and the Cultures of Medicine (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008) and curator of Against the Odds: Making a Difference in Global Health. Dr. Parry received her PhD from the University of Maryland in 2010. 

Yadira Payne is a government information librarian with a strong interest in women’s history. For the past 3 years she has worked with the Women’s Studies Planning Committee and has been on the WS Board on campus. Payne writes reference book reviews for Feminist Collections and is a member of the ALA ACRL-WSS. She often speaks and presents on government resources as they relate to women’s history and women’s studies because she is committed to the telling of her-story.

Miluska T. Martinez Sarson is a PhD. history student at the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus, and a Research Assistant at the University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus. She is currently researching birth and population control in Puerto Rico in the 1930s, as well as drug addiction and the role of intimate partners in women's transition from prison to the community. She has a B.A. in English Literature from the University of Florida, and an M.A. in Latin American Studies from the University of Arizona. She was born in Caracas, Venezuela, and her interests are Latin American gender history, sexuality, politics, and health.

Ellen M. Shea is Head of Public Services at the Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University.

Antoinette G. van Zelm is the programs manager at the Center for Historic Preservation at Middle Tennessee State University. She serves as the historian for the Tennessee Civil War National Heritage Area, which is administered by the Center. She received her Ph.D. from the College of William and Mary. Among her research interests are women's experiences on the home front during the Civil War, including the transition from slavery to freedom, and women's postwar efforts to commemorate the war and emancipation.