About the Author
Joan C. Chrisler is Associate Professor of Psychology and Associate Dean of the Faculty at Connecticut College. Dr. Chrisler has taught courses on the psychology of women since 1979 at Connecticut and at Mercy College and St. Thomas Aquinas College. She has published extensively on issues of women and gender, especially on women’s health, menstruation, weight, and body image.
Carla Golden is Associate Professor of Psychology at Ithaca College. Dr. Golden has taught courses on the psychology of women and gender since 1977 at Ithaca, Smith College, and the University of Pittsburgh’s Semester at Sea Program. She has published and lectured widely on feminist psychoanalytic theories and on the development of women’s sexuality.
Patricia D. Rozee is Associate Professor of Psychology and Women’s Studies at California State University at Long Beach. Dr. Rozee has taught courses on the psychology of women since 1983 and has conducted research on a variety of women’s issues. She is best known for work on trauma, abuse, and psychosomatic blindness in Cambodian women immigrants.