Felicia Kornbluh is an Associate Professor of History and of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies at the University of Vermont. She served for six years as Director of the GSWS Program at UVM and as a Commissioner on the Vermont Commission on Women and President of United Academics, the UVM faculty union (AFT/AAUP). She has worked for congressional committees and think tanks in Washington, D.C. Kornbluh holds a B.A. from Harvard-Radcliffe and a Ph.D. from Princeton University. Her books include The Battle for Welfare Rights (2007) and Ensuring Poverty: Welfare Reform in Feminist Perspective (forthcoming, 2018). Her articles have appeared in a wide array of academic and non-academic journals. She is also a member of the Board of Directors of Planned Parenthood of Northern New England.