Dr. Patti Duncan is associate professor of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Oregon State University. She completed her BA at Vassar College, and earned her MA and PhD at Emory University. She is the author of Tell This Silence: Asian American Women Writers and the Politics of Speech (University of Iowa Press, 2004), and co-editor of Mothering in East Asian Communities: Politics and Practices (Demeter Press, 2014). She also co-directed and co-produced the award-winning documentary film, Finding Face (2009). And she edited a reference volume, Women's Lives in Asia and the Pacific, as part of a four-volume set for ABC-CLIO/Greenwood, 2018. Her areas of research and teaching include transnational feminisms, women of color feminisms, feminist media studies, critical mixed race studies, queer studies, and motherhood studies. She is a former recipient of grants and awards from the Civil Liberties Public Education Fund, the Woodrow Wilson Foundation, and the National Women's Studies Association. Professor Duncan's current research focuses on narratives of rescue, migration, and motherhood in representations of women in the global South. Patti Duncan is Editor of Feminist Formations, and is also currently the Secretary of the National Women's Studies Association (NWSA).