Susan Bordo is a professor of English and gender and women’s studies and holds the Otis A. Singletary Chair in the Humanities at the University of Kentucky. She is an adoptive mother and a feminist writer and philosopher whose work explores cultural, political and personal notions of the body. She wrote Unbearable Weight: Feminism, Western […]
Julie Berebitsky is a professor of history and director of the women’s studies program at Sewanee: The University of the South, in Sewanee, Tenn. She is the author of Like Our Very Own: Adoption and the Changing Culture of Motherhood, 1851-1950 and has contributed to a number of anthologies on adoption.
Emily Hipchen is the coordinator of creative writing in the department of English and philosophy at the University of West Georgia in Carrollton, Ga. Her interests include adoption life writing, autobiography, creative nonfiction and British literature. She has taught her students about writing the autobiography of their adoption story as part of her teaching. She […]
Carol Singley is a professor of English and director of undergraduate liberal studies at Rutgers University-Camden. She co-founded the Alliance for the Study of Adoption, Identity and Kinship and an associate at the university’s Center for Children and Childhood Studies.
Christina Groark is an expert in early-childhood development who teaches psychology in education department at the University of Pittsburgh.
Craig Hickman is a representative in the Maine House of Representatives. He is also a poet, actor, dancer, activist and educator.
The Association of Jewish Family & Children’s Agencies is an association of over 100 Jewish family and child welfare organizations in the U.S. and Canada. Megan Manelli is the director of communications and marketing.
LDS Family Services is one of the largest private, nonprofit adoption agencies in the world.
Bethany Christian Services is a global nonprofit organization caring for orphans and vulnerable children on five continents. They are one of the largest adoption agencies in the country. Email through the website.