Jean H. Quataert is professor of History and Women's Studies at Binghamton University and the current co-editor of the Journal of Women's History. Trained as a German historian, she has published extensively on such themes in the field as feminism and socialism, protoindustrial household labor, and gender and nationalism. More recently, she has turned to new topics in transnational history and the history of human rights. Her most recent book is entitled Advocating Dignity: Human Rights Mobilizations in Global Politics (University of Pennsylvania, 2009). She also served as guest editor, with Benita Roth, of a special issue of JWH (24, 4: Winter, 2012) on Human Rights, Global Conferences, and the Making of Postwar Transnational Feminisms.