Katherine Schweighofer is a Visiting Assistant Professor at Dickinson College in the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and American Studies Departments. She holds a Ph.D. in Gender Studies from Indiana University, and teaches courses ranging from gender and sports cultures to queer history. Her research is focused on LGBTQ identity, history, and non-metropolitan geographies. Her manuscript in process, “Legacies of Lesbian Land: Rural Feminist Spaces and the Politics of Identity and Community,” reframes 1970s women’s land communities in a queer contemporary context. She has contributed to the National Park Service’s LGBTQ History Project and is working on a new project analyzing gender and sexuality in social justice and environmentalist movements.