Barbara Balliet is Associate Dean of Douglass Residential College. Her research focuses on race, gender, and class in 19th-century American history. She is currently completing a book on the complex nexus of representations of women in print culture, women's work, and women in commercial publishing in the nineteenth century. Recently her work has been featured in the symposium, American Radiance: Views on Identity and Place in America, and at the American Folk Art Museum. Professor Balliet has edited multiple editions of Women Culture and Society: A Reader, as well as The Practice of Change: Concepts and Models for Service Learning In Women's Studies. .