Alana Piper, Managing Editor and Founder

AlanaPiperAlana Piper is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Griffith University, Brisbane.

Her fellowship on the social identity of thieves in nineteenth- and twentieth-century Australia is part of the ARC-Laureate Fellowship project, The Prosecution Project. She completed her Ph.D. on relationships between women within historical criminal subcultures at The University of Queensland in 2014. In 2010, she received a University Medal for her honours thesis on women’s alcohol use in early-twentieth-century Brisbane. Her work has appeared in such publications as Journal of Social History, History Workshop Journal, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, Criminal Law Journal, Labour History and Journal of Australian Studies. Alana has a broad range of interests concerning the social and cultural history of gender, deviance and crime, but is particularly interested in economically-motivated crimes such as theft, fraud, prostitution and fortune-telling. Follow Alana on Twitter @alana_piper.

Ana Stevenson, Managing Editor and Founder

AnaStevensonAna Stevenson is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the International Studies Group at the University of the Free State, South Africa.

Ana received her Ph.D., entitled “The Woman-Slave Analogy: Rhetorical Foundations in American Culture, 1830-1900,” from The University of Queensland in 2015. In 2009, she was awarded the Warden’s Medal for Academic Excellence from St John’s College within The University of Queensland for her honours thesis. Between 2014 and 2015, she was a Visiting Scholar in the Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies Program at the University of Pittsburgh. Her work is published in Lilith: A Feminist History Journal and is forthcoming in the Pacific Historical ReviewHumanity, and Critical Studies in Television. Ana is the co-convenor of The Suffrage Postcard Project, a digital humanities initiative about women’s suffrage postcards. Her research interests focus on the development of feminist rhetoric in transnational social movements during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Follow Ana on Twitter @DrAnaStevenson.