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About Deborah Siegel

Deborah Siegel, PhD is an expert on gender, politics, and the unfinished business of feminism across generations. She is the author of Sisterhood, Interrupted: From Radical Women to Grrls Gone Wild (Palgrave), co-editor of the literary anthology Only Child (Random House), founder of the group blog Girl w/Pen, and co-founder of both the webjournal The Scholar & Feminist Online and the popular website SheWrites.com. Deborah’s writings on women, feminism, contemporary families, sex, and popular culture have appeared in venues including CNN.com, The Washington Post, The Guardian, The Forward, Kveller.com, Slate’s The Big Money, The Huffington Post, The American Prospect, Ms., More.  She has been featured on tv and radio including The Today Show, CBS This Morning, WNBC, WCBS, New York 1, Good Morning America Radio, Pacifica Radio, The Wendy Williams Experience, The Judith Warner Show, and The Joey Reynolds Show.  Deborah earned her PhD in English and American Literature and Women’s Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  She has been a Visiting Fellow at Barnard College and the University of Michigan and is currently a Visiting Scholar at Northwestern University and a senior seminar leader with The OpEd Project. A content strategist and platform creator, Deborah consults with individuals and organizations seeking to differentiate or amplify their written voice, migrate thought leadership online, and connect passionately through words on the page and public stage. She recently relocated with her family from Brooklyn to Chicago and lives online at www.deborahsiegelwrites.com.

Follow Deborah on Twitter: @deborahgirlwpen

Sample Posts

Blogging Pregnancy…or Not
Change We Can Believe In
Presidential Masculinity
Sexist Earners, Boomerang Boys, and Teenage Dads