Erin K. Anderson is the Associate Professor of Sociology at Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland where she has taught for 17 years. She received her B.S. in Political Science from Boise State University and her M.S. and Ph.D. in Sociology from Purdue University. She regularly teaches courses on gender, family, social psychology, and social theory. She is the author of several articles and book chapters related to gender, family, identity, and teaching and learning as well as co-editor of Family-Friendly Policies and Practices in Academe. She is active with the Eastern Sociological Society and an editor with the American Sociological Association’s Teaching Resources and Innovations Library in Sociology (TRAILS).