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Dr. Laurie is Professor of Sociology at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. She earned her Ph.D. and graduate concentration in Women's and Gender Studies from Loyola University Chicago. She specializes in social inequalities in education, gendered violence, and fat studies. She is the author of two books, "Race and Gender in the Classroom," winner of the 2015 Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship Book Award from the Race, Gender, and Class Section of the American Sociological Association, and "Should Schools Be Colorblind?" She has also published several peer-reviewed articles and book chapters. For more information about Dr. Laurie's work, click here.


Dr. Darci is Associate Professor of English and the First-Year Writing Program Coordinator at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. She earned her Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition from the University of Louisville. Her areas of specialization include: Writing Program Administration, Composition Pedagogy and Assessment, Fat Studies, Gender Studies, Queer Studies, and the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL). She has published a variety of peer-reviewed articles and chapters. For more information, please click here.