Jacqueline Antonovich is the creator, co-founder, and editor-in-chief of Nursing Clio. She is a PhD student in history at the University of Michigan. Her research focuses on Gender, Medicine, and Politics in the Progressive-Era American West.
Cheryl Lemus is the co-founder and the managing editor of Nursing Clio. She is Assistant Professor of History at Ashford University. Her dissertation (and hopefully her book), “‘The Maternity Racket’: Medicine, Consumerism, and the American Modern Pregnancy, 1876-1960,” examines the rise of the modern pregnancy in 20th-century America.
Carrie Adkins is a co-founder of Nursing Clio. She is a doctoral candidate and teaching fellow in the history department at the University of Oregon. Her dissertation explores the ways that women influenced the developing medical specialties of gynecology and obstetrics in the late-nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century United States.
Carolyn Herbst Lewis is a co-founder of Nursing Clio. She is the author of Prescription for Heterosexuality: Sexual Citizenship in the Cold War Era (UNC Press, 2010). She currently is working on a history of the Chicago Maternity Center.
Meggan Woodbury Bilotte I am a co-founder of Nursing Clio. Originally from Wyoming, I am now one of the many transplants to call Madison, Wisconsin home. I am a PhD student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, as well as a mother, a partner, a teacher, and a student of the world. In my academic life I study midwifery, motherhood, and modernity in the American West. In my home life I study crayon drawings and the physics of flying kisses.
Ashley Baggett is a co-founder of Nursing Clio. She is a PhD candidate in history with a minor in Women and Gender Studies. She is a graduate teaching assistant at Louisiana State University and adjunct instructor at Baton Rouge Community College. Her dissertation examines gender-based violence and public policy at the turn of the twentieth century.
Adam Turner is a co-founder and the technical editor and web developer of Nursing Clio. He is a history PhD student and teaching fellow at the University of Oregon. He studies the histories of science, medicine, gender, and reproduction in the 20th-century United States. His work explores the history of genetic counseling as it relates to reproduction, disability, and medicine.
Tina M. Kibbe I graduated with my Ph.D. from the University at Buffalo. My dissertation, “In ‘Fitness’ and in Health: Eugenics, Public Health, and Marriage in the United States,” examines the connections between the eugenics and public health movements in the U.S. during the first half of the twentieth century and both movements’ use of the institution of marriage as a regulating apparatus to manage and contain the reproduction of “fit” American citizens.
Elizabeth Reis is Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of Oregon. She is the author of Bodies in Doubt: An American History of Intersex and Damned Women: Sinners and Witches in Puritan New England. She is also the editor of American Sexual Histories: A Social and Cultural History Reader.
Austin C. McCoy is a Phd Candidate in History at the University of Michigan. His research interests include post-World War II US political and urban history. He is working on a dissertation analyzing how left urban populists addressed economic crisis in rustbelt cities during the 1970s and 1980s.
Rachel Epp Buller is a Ph.D.’d feminist-art historian-printmaker-mama of three whose recent art and scholarship speak to this perpetual balancing act. She has lectured, exhibited, and published widely on issues of mothering and the maternal body; her latest book is Reconciling Art and Mothering (Ashgate 2012). Some of her multitasking career hats include serving as regional coordinator of The Feminist Art Project and Assistant Professor of Art at Bethel College in Kansas.
Sandra Trudgen Dawson Instructor at Northern Illinois University in the Department of History and Women’s Studies Program. Former healthcare worker in the UK and the US, British trained Midwife.
Sean Cosgrove is currently a PhD student at the University of Sydney fascinated by the medical, scientific, and gendered histories of nineteenth-century bodies.
Helen McBride I just graduated with my MA in History and Gender & Women Studies in May 2012 from the University of Wyoming. I am now working for a local College back home in Northern Ireland. My academic interests include gender and conflict resolution. I also enjoy spotting sexism in local newspapers – an exhausting, never-ending hobby.
Tiffany K. Wayne I hold a BA in Women’s Studies (UC-San Diego) and a PhD in History (UC-Santa Cruz) and am currently an independent scholar, editor, and writer of reference books and course materials in U.S. history, women’s history, history of sexuality, history of science & technology, and LGBT history and literature. My most recent books include American Women of Science since 1900 (2010) and Feminist Writings from Ancient Times to the Modern World (2011).