Editorial Staff

Patti DuncanPatti Duncan, Oregon State University, Editor

Patti Duncan is associate professor of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Oregon State University where she specializes in women of color feminisms, transnational feminisms, queer studies, and motherhood studies. She earned her PhD in Women’s Studies at Emory University. Duncan is the author of Tell This Silence: Asian American Women Writers and the Politics of Speech (Univ. of Iowa Press), co-producer/director of the documentary film, Finding Face, and co-editor of Mothering in East Asian Communities: Politics and Practices (Demeter Press). Her work has been published in Women’s Studies Quarterly, Frontiers: A Journal of Women’s Studies, The Journal of the Motherhood Initiative for Research and Community Involvement (JMI), and Atlantis: Critical Studies in Gender, Culture, and Social Justice, as well as many anthologies. Her current research focuses on narratives of rescue, migration, and motherhood in the global South.


Andrés López Andrés C. López, Oregon State University, Manging Editor

Andrés is a Latinx trans and queer writer, poet, musician, and scholar. His activism, pedagogy, work, and artistic projects center the lives and experiences of queer and trans folks of color. Andrés earned his BA in Liberal Arts and Sciences from Florida Atlantic University in 2011, and worked as an interpreter in community clinics for several years. He is a PhD candidate in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Oregon State University, where he also earned a MA in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies with a Minor in Queer Studies in 2016. For his MA thesis he created a biomythographical testimonio that weaves together multiple histories of the Guatemalan Civil War, indigenous stories of resistance in Guatemala, his family's stories during this time, and his own upbringing, as a healing praxis to deal with generational traumas.


Carina Buzo Carina Buzo, Oregon State University, Editorial Assistant

Carina (she/her) is a 2nd year PhD student in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Oregon State University. Carina was born in Stockton, California to parents who experienced educational violence during racial desegregation in Texas and California in the 1960s. Her research areas are in feminist institutional change, generational educational trauma, and biographical historical fiction. Carina lives in Albany, Oregon with her partner and their 12 year old cat, Olive.



Editorial Board

Betty Harris, President of the Board, University of Oklahoma
Amy L. BrandzelUniversity of New Mexico
Jill M. Bystydzienski, The Ohio State University
Karma Chávez, University of Texas at Austin
Elora Halim Chowdhury, University of Massachusetts, Boston
Manisha DesaiUniversity of Connecticut
Qwo-Li Driskill, Oregon State University
Laura G. Gutiérrez, University of Texas at Austin
Maurice Hamington, Portland State University
Priya Kandaswamy, Mills College
Adela C. Licona, University of Arizona
Londie T. MartinUniversity of Arkansas at Little Rock
Vivian M. MaySyracuse University
Heidi J. NastDePaul University
Nana Osei-KofiOregon State University
Susan TalburtGeorgia State University
Stephanie TroutmanUniversity of Arizona



Advisory Board

Athena Athanasiou, Panteion University
Rosi BraidottiUtrecht University
Charlotte BunchRutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Veena DasJohns Hopkins University
Jill DolanPrinceton University
Philomena EssedAntioch University
Marilyn FryeMichigan State University
Sandra Harding, University of California, Los Angeles
Mervat F. HatemHoward University
bell hooksBerea College  
Aida HurtadoUniversity of California, Santa Cruz
Alison JonesUniversity of Auckland
Elizabeth Lapovsky KennedyUniversity of Arizona
Michael Kimmel, State University of New York at Stony Brook
Amy LevinNorthern Illinois University
Valentine MoghadamNortheastern University
Haideh MoghissiYork University
Rebecca Ropers-HuilmanUniversity of Minnesota
Sue RosserSan Francisco State University
Birgit SauerUniversity of Vienna
Marian SawerAustralian National University
Gayatri Chakravorty SpivakColumbia University
Rebecca WanzoWashington University in St. Louis

Founding Editor

Maryjo Wagner

Editors Emeritae

Maryjo Wagner
Patrocinio P. Schweickart
Margaret McFadden
Brenda Daly
Rebecca Ropers-Huilman
Adela C. Licona
Sandra K. Soto