I received my PhD from the Stanford University School of Education with concentrations in philosophy and symbolic systems. I have been affiliated with the Beatrice M. Bain Research Group at University of California, Berkeley, the Institute for Research on Women & Gender at Stanford University, and taught at Stanford University. I have over 20 years experience with academic editing, including editing with V. Y Mudimbe and Pere Gode Iwele The Normal and Its Orders: Reading Georges Canguilhem (Editions Malaïka, 2007). I am currently a Reviewer for The Permanente Journal (mental health topics) and the Journal of Child Sexual Abuse. You can find out more about my scholarly activities on my Writing page , where I share a list of publications and include pdf versions of published articles, and on my Speaking page, which lists the international, national, and regional presentations, workshops, and teaching I have done.