I don’t know that it’s possible to watch Mad Men without experiencing a healthy envy of Betty Draper’s flawless white, suburban housewife aesthetic. Produced by Matthew Weiner and created by Lionsgate Television, Mad Men (2007–15) brilliantly narrates the gripping Cold War story of mysterious executive Donald Draper and his colorful coworkers and acquaintances at an… Read more →
Emily O’Donnell-Pazderka is working on her Master’s degree in History with a Concentration in Migration Studies at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Her historical and sociological focus fields include race, gender, migration, detention, and healthcare access. Prior to working on her MA, she held positions at public health nonprofit organizations in the Caribbean and South Florida. She is particularly passionate about menstrual equity and increasing access to prenatal, postpartum, and gynecologic services within racialized detention spaces. In the rare moments she’s not reading, writing, or ranting about the patriarchy, Emily enjoys going on spontaneous adventures with her husband and dog, practicing yoga, camping, kayaking, cooking plant-based meals, and watching the original Star Wars trilogy on loop.