contributors, volume 3, 2019
Chris Babits is an Andrew W. Mellon Engaged Scholar Initiative Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Texas at Austin. His work analyzes the intersections of religion, medicine, and gender and sexuality. His book monograph, titled To Cure a Sinful Nation: Conversion Therapy in the United States, examines the complex history of sexual reorientation and gender identity therapies in the twentieth-century United States.
Mark Hulsether is a Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Tennessee, with special interests in the interplay of religion, culture, and politics in the recent history of North America. He is the author of Religion, Culture, and Politics in the Twentieth Century United States, co-published by Columbia University Press and Edinburgh University Press in 2007, and he has written many articles and reviews on the course of the religious left in the US since the 1940s, various aspects of US popular religion, and issues of theory and method in the academic study of religion. His book in progress, Listening for More: Spirituality and Cultural Critique in American Popular Music was supported by a Spring 2018 Fulbright Research Chair at the University of Alberta.
Margaret D. Stetz is the Mae and Robert Carter Professor of Women’s Studies and Professor of Humanities at the University of Delaware. In 2015, she was named by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education magazine to its list of the top 25 women in higher education. As well as being author of books such as British Women’s Comic Fiction, 1890-1990 and Facing the Late Victorians, she has published more than 120 essays. She has also been curator or co-curator of exhibitions on late-19th-century gender, art, literature, and print culture at numerous venues, including Liverpool Central Library (UK), the National Gallery of Art Library (Washington, DC), Bryn Mawr College Library (PA), the Grolier Club (NY), the Henry B. Plant Museum (FL), and the Rosenbach of the Free Library of Philadelphia (PA).