kac 3Karlyn Crowley is the author of Feminism’s New Age: Gender, Appropriation, and the Afterlife of Essentialism (SUNY P, 2011), that explores the relationship between feminism and New Age culture. It was a 2011 finalist for the ForeWordBook of the Year Award in the Women’s Issues category. Karlyn directs the new gender center, the Cassandra Voss Center, at St. Norbert College, in De Pere, Wisconsin. She is also a professor of Women’s and Gender Studies and English and lives in Green Bay, Wisconsin, as an east-coast transplant with her 4-year old, partner, cats, and snow.