Tanfer Emin Tunc received her PhD in History from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. She is a social and cultural historian of the modern United States, specializing in women's history/literature; gender, sexuality, and reproduction; and feminist theory. She has published articles on topics as diverse as sexuality and film, reproductive technologies, and women in the American novel. She is currently an Assistant Professor of American Culture and Literature at Hacettepe University (Ankara, Turkey).Annessa Ann Babic received her PhD in History from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. She is currently revising her dissertation, "Undoing Glory: Gendered Constructions of Patriotism in Twentieth Century US Society, 1917-1972," for publication. She has published on topics as varied as terrorism in the post 9-11 age to American patriotism, and has also contributed to Lupus Now (a magazine for Lupus patients and those seeking material on the disease). She is currently Visiting Assistant Professor of History at Old Dominion University (Virginia, USA).