About the Author
Amy Kesselman iwas an active member of a Chicago Women’s Liberation in the late 1960’s. She is currently Professor of Women’s Studies at the State University of New York at New Paltz where she has taught women’s studies and women’s history since 1981. She received a Master’s degree in history from Portland State University and began teaching women’s studies at Mount Hood Community College, in Gresham , Oregon.. She is the author of Fleeting Opportunities: Women Shipyard Workers in Portland and Vancouver during World War II and Reconversion (SUNY Press, 1990) and Women: Images and Realities : A Multicultural Anthology ( Mayfield, 1995 and 1998; Mc Graw Hill 2002) as well as several articles on the history of U.S. feminism. She is currently working on a book on women’s liberation in New Haven, Connecticut.