Rickie Solinger

Rickie Solinger is a historian and curator. She is the award winning author of Wake Up Little Susie: Single Pregnancy and Race before Roe v. WadeBeggars and Choosers: How the Politics of Choice Shapes Adoption, Abortion, and Welfare in the U.S., and other books and articles about reproductive politics and welfare politics.  Solinger curates art exhibitions associated with the themes of her books; the shows travel to college and university galleries around the country, aiming to interrupt the curriculum.  Her latest Book, Pregnancy and Power: A Short History of Reproductive Politics in America, will be released in the fall of 2005. Rickie