Dr. Christy Mesaros-Winckles is an assistant professor in English/communication at Siena Heights University in Adrian, Michigan. Her research has been published in The Journal of Religion and Popular Culture, International Qualitative Review, and Westminster Papers in Communication and Culture. Growing up in conservative evangelical culture and personally experiencing many of the topics she examines fuels her research on gender and Christian culture. Christy’s research spans contemporary media criticism to the historical rhetoric of 19th century women evangelists. For more details about Christy’s work, see her website.