Sandra Morgen is professor of anthropology at the University of Oregon, and currently serves as vice provost for Graduate Studies and associate dean of the Graduate School. Her most recent books are Stretched Thin: Poor Families, Welfare Work and Welfare Reform, co-authored with Joan Acker and Jill Weigt; Into Our Own Hands: The Women’s Health Movement in the U.S. 1969-1990; and Taxes are a Woman’s Issue, co-authored with Mimi Abramovitz. She is also a co-editor of several recent volumes, including Work, Welfare and Politics and Rethinking Security: Gender, Race, and Militarization. She received the Career Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Anthropology of the U.S from the Society for the Anthropology of North America in 2003.