Scanlon, Jennifer

Roxanne Ashley

Jennifer Scanlon is Professor and Director of the Gender and Women’s Studies Program at Bowdoin College.  In addition to the works mentioned above, she has published The Gender and Consumer Culture Reader, which is widely used in college teaching, and a series of scholarly articles on topics that include the commodification of patriotism in the aftermath of 9/11, the global dimensions of U.S.  advertising, and the relationship between the second and third waves of feminism.  Her course offerings include “Bad Girls of the 1950s,” “Lawn Boy Meets Valley Girl: Gender and the Suburbs,” and “Feminist Theory.”

On Rorotoko:

On her book Bad Girls Go Everywhere: The Life of Helen Gurley Brown
(Our Cover Feature of May 29, 2009)