Author Bio

Vicki L. Eaklor is Hagar Professor of Humanities, Professor of History, and Chair of the Division of Human Studies at Alfred University in Alfred, NY. She teaches American history, specializing in cultural forms and analysis, and gender and sexuality. She is the author of American Antislavery Songs: A Collection and Analysis (Greenwood Press, 1988) and a dozen articles, most recently "Where Have We Been, Where Are We Going, and Who Gets to Say?" in Modern American Queer History, ed. Allida M. Black (Temple University Press, 2001).