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Melissa Albee
Opportunities for Spiritual Awakening & Growth in Mothering

Erica Hesch Anstey
A Feminist Perspective on the Precautionary Principle of Endocrine Disruption under Neoliberal Globalization Policies

Asli Aygünes 
"Mothers like us think differently": Mothers' Negotiations of Virginity in Contemporary Turkey

Sandra Carpenter
"The Afro that Ate Kentucky:" Appalachian Racial Formation, Lived Experience, and Intersectional Feminist Interventions

Leisa Clark
I am Warrior Woman, Hear Me Roar: The Challenge and Reproduction of Heternormativity in Speculative Television Programs

Joey Clark
A Constant Struggle: Renegotiating Identity in the Aftermath of Rape

Jen Clement
Reforming Dance Pedagogy: A Feminist Perspective on the Art of Performance and Dance Education

Jessica Collard
Can You Believe She Did THAT?!: Breaking the codes of “Good” Mothering in 1970s Horror Films

Heather Curry
Beyond Survival: An Exploration of Narrative Healing and Forgiveness in Healing from Rape

Mary Dickman
Let’s Move! Biocitizens and the Fat Kids on the Block

Julie Dumois-Sands
A Feminist and Spiritual Approach to Working with an Incarcerated Population: The Development and Implementation of a Program at Orient Road Jail with Women in a Substance Abuse Recovery Program

Jennifer Earles
Gender Trouble In Northern Ireland: An Examination Of Gender And Bodies Within The 1970s And 1980s Provisional Irish Republican Army In Northern Ireland

Jennifer Ellerman-Queen
Don't Blame It on My Ovaries: Exploring the Lived Experience of Women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome and the Creation of Discourse

Morgan Eubank
A Global Feminist Analysis of the Liberian Truth and Reconciliation Commission Privileging of Americo-Liberian Indigenous Liberian Women’s Voices

Zoe DuPree Fine
Valanced Voices: Student Experiences with Learning Disabilities & Differences

Michael Gipson
Asymptotes & Metaphors: Teaching Feminist Theory

Aubrey Hall
Incredi-bull-ly Inclusive?: Assessing the Climate on a College Campus

Richard Henry
"Even Five Years Ago this Would Have Been Impossible": Health Care Providers' Perspectives on Trans* Health Care

Kasie Holmes
Her-Storicizing Baldness: Situating Women’s Experiences of Baldness from Skin and Hair Conditions

Robyn Homer
In the (Radical) Pursuit of Self-Care: Feminist Participatory Action Research with Victim Advocates

Jamie Lane
Reproducing Intersex Trouble: An Analysis of the M.C. Case in the Media

Kaeleen Kosmo
Ejaculation – the Visceral Experience and Visual Representation of Manhood: Analyzing Masculinity, Male Contraceptives & the Sexual Division of Labor

Oksana Lutsyshyna
Postcolonial Herstory: The Novels of Assia Djebar (Algeria) and Oksana Zabuzko (Ukraine) A Comparative Analysis

Heidi Tilney Kramer
Monsters Under the Bed: An Analysis of Torture Scenes in Three Pixar Films

Mary McKelvie
Surveilling Hate / Obscuring Racism?: Hate Group Surveillance and the Southern Poverty Law Center's "Hate Map"

Jessica Pinto
Resistance from Within: Domestic violence and rape crisis centers that serve Black/African American populations

Viki Peer
"Ya I have a disability, but it's only one part of me": Formative experiences of young women with physical disabilities

Tunisia Riley
From the Academy to the Streets: Documenting the Healing Power of Black Feminist Creative Expression

Abby Schneller
Penalizing Pregnancy: A Feminist Legal Studies Analysis of Purvi Patel’s Criminalization

Rakshinda Shah
Interpretations of Educational Experiences of Women in Chitral, Pakistan

Elaine Taylor
An Interactive Guide to Self-Discovery for Women

Megan Wiedeman
A Queer and Crip Grotesque: Katherine Dunn's Geek Love

Rebecca Willman
The Conundrum of Women’s Studies as Institutional: New Niches, Undergraduate Concerns, and the Move Towards Contemporary Feminist Theory and Action

Clare Walsh
Narratives of Lesbian Transformation: Coming Out Stories of Women Who Transition from Heterosexual Marriage to Lesbian Identity

Mary Catherine Whitlock
Selling the Third Wave: The Commodification and Consumption of the Flat Track Roller Girl