Elizabeth Kissling

Elizabeth Arveda Kissling is a professor of Women’s and Gender Studies at Eastern Washington University, where she teaches courses in gender and media, sexuality studies, cultural studies, qualitative research methods, and women’s health issues. She received her Ph.D. in Speech Communication, specializing in feminist cultural studies, from the University of Illinois in 1993. As the author of Capitalizing on the Curse: The Business of Menstruation (2006) and related articles, she is best known for her work on media representations of menstruationShe is the author of 23 scholarly articles and book chapters, and more than 70 conference presentations and invited talks. From a Whisper to a Shout is her second book. She lives in Washington state with her husband and their dogs. In the summer, she spends her free time bicycling country roads north of the university. In the winter, she spends her free time huddled on the sofa with the aforementioned dogs, waiting for the sun to come out again. 

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From a Whisper to a Shout: Abortion Activism and Social Media

Abortion remains legal in the US, but access has been slowly eroded since prohibition was ruled unconstitutional nearly fifty years...

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