Carrie N. Baker is the Sylvia Dlugash Baumann professor of American Studies and Chair of the Program for the Study of Women and Gender at Smith College. Baker is a lawyer and has a Ph.D. in women’s studies from Emory University. She teaches courses and writes on gender, law and public policy; feminist social movements; reproductive justice; sexual harassment, and feminist public writing. She is a regular writer and contributing editor at Ms. magazine, has a monthly column in the Daily Hampshire Gazette, and a monthly radio show, Feminist Futures, on WHMP in Northampton. She is co-founder of the Five College Program in Reproductive Health, Rights and Justice.