Caroline Kaltefleiter is Coordinator of Women's Studies and Associate Professor of Communication Studies at the State University of New York College at Cortland and recent Director of the Sacco and Vanzetti Foundation. She has over twenty years of broadcast activism experience as a news anchor and producer for public and community radio stations in Texas, Georgia, Ohio and New York. She served as producer and director of the documentary "Burn Out in the Heartland," a 60-minute piece that investigates the crystal methamphetamine culture among teens in Iowa and Nebraska. She continues to work on radio documentaries for National Public Radio and anchors a radio program titled The Digital Divide on Public Radio station WSUC-FM. She received her PhD from Ohio University in Communication and Women's Studies. She holds an MA from Miami University and participated in the Center for Cultural Studies where she began her research on youth subcultures and activism including work on Youth Culture Capitalism, Post-Feminism, and Popular Culture. Her forthcoming text (Garland Press) Revolution Girl Style Now: Trebled Reflexivity and the Riot Grrrl Network, examines the Girl feminist movement and its use of alternative media forums such as 'zines, websites, and mp3 musical recordings. Her current research project articulates cyberfeminism within a discourse of new media studies. The project examines the construction, manipulation and re-definition of women's lives within contemporary technoscientific cultures. Feel free to contact her at: http://web.cortland.edu/communication/faculty/kaltefleiter.htm
Colleen Kattau is Associate Professor of Spanish at SUNY College at Cortland. She received her Ph.D. in Spanish Language and Culture from Syracuse University. She has published articles on the work of Isabel Allende, Julia de Burgos the Latin American New Song, song in social movements, and the CNY- Cajibio, Colombia Sister-City Partnership. Among her publications include first time translations of articles by Diego Rivera in Diego Rivera as Epic Modernist. Colleen also teaches Introductory Courses in Women’s Studies. Aside from her academic activities, she is an activist singer/songwriter of Nueva canción or New Song, and has recorded several CDs, one of which is “Sing it Down” a benefit CD that is part of the movement to close the US Army School of the Americas/WHISC. She has co-created multimedia presentations on art and activism, For several years she facilitated the Jolie Rickman Spanish Camp for Activists, an alternative Fourth of July Spanish immersion weekend held at CommonPlace Land Trust in Truxton, NY to benefit Latin American solidarity organizations CUSLAR and CISPES. She is an avid organic gardener.
Anthony J. Nocella, II, while completing his Ph.D. in Social Science at Syracuse University, teaches in Criminology at SUNY Cortland. As an interdisciplinary scholar, Nocella has an interest in security, conflict and peace studies, cultural foundations of education, criminology, disability studies, critical media studies, critical animal studies, and environmental studies. He has taught workshops in mediation and tactical analysis, and assisted in a number of legal committees in the Americas, including working with the Mennonite Central Committee (MCC), American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), and Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT). Nocella has published more than 25 scholarly articles, co-founded more than twenty active political organizations including the Sacco and Vanzetti Foundation (SVF) and serves on five boards including the American Friends Service Committee. He has co-founded four journals - Green Theory and Praxis, Peace Studies Journal, Journal on Critical Animal Studies, and Journal on Terrorism and Security, is on the editorial board of four other journals, and has published more than ten books including co-editing Contemporary Anarchist Studies: An Introductory Anthology of Anarchy in the Academy (Routledge 2009) and An Economy of Sustainability: Anarchist Economics (AK Press 2010). Feel free to contact him at: www.anthonynocella.org