Janet Jakobsen ’81, a professor of women’s, gender, and sexuality studies at Barnard College, examines the intersections between sex and politics—from the AIDS crisis to the #MeToo movement—in The Sex Obsession: Perversity and Possibility in American Politics (New York University Press).
Certified professional dog trainer Kathy Callahan ’86 shares photographs and stories from her family’s experiences fostering more than 100 puppies from underfunded rural shelters in 101 Rescue Puppies: One Family’s Story of Fostering Dogs, Love, and Trust (New World Library).
Boston Children’s Hospital orthopedic surgeon Mininder Kocher ’89 offers a practical guide to treating orthopedic issues in children as a coauthor of the second edition of Staying Out of Trouble in Pediatric Orthopaedics (LWW).
Chef Teresa Lust, Adv’95, goes on a culinary voyage through Italy to celebrate the connections between family and food through traditional recipes in A Blissful Feast: Culinary Adventures in Italy’s Piedmont, Maremma, and Le Marche(Pegasus Books).
Natasha Zaretsky ’97, a senior lecturer at New York University and a visiting scholar at the Rutgers University Center for the Study of Genocide at Human Rights, where she leads the Truth in the Americas project, explores how ordinary people grapple with decades of political violence and genocide in Acts of Repair: Justice, Truth, and the Politics of Memory in Argentina (Rutgers University Press).
Jelena Madir ’00, the general counsel of global health partnership Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, discusses legal and regulatory issues associated with the use of technology in healthcare in HealthTech: Law and Regulation, (Edward Elgar Publishers).
Outside magazine correspondent Kate Siber ’02 takes a vibrantly illustrated road trip to each state’s top outdoor destinations in her new children’s book, 50 Adventures in the 50 States (Wide Eyed Editions).
Aleron Kong ’03 follows the tale of Remy, a newly risen god born into a universe where deities and tribes of worshippers clash over power, in his ninth fantasy novel, God’s Eye: Awakening (self-published).
Andrea Olinger ’05, an assistant professor of English and director of composition at the University of Louisville, curates reflections on the history and teaching methods of the International Writing Across the Curriculum movement as a coeditor of Diverse Approaches to Teaching, Learning, and Writing Across the Curriculum: IWAC at 25 (Colorado State University Open Press).