Wendy S. Hesford

Wendy S. Hesford is an Associate Professor of English at The Ohio State University with affiliate appointments in Women’s Studies and Comparative Studies, and a Faculty Fellow at the OSU Moritz School of Law. She is the author of Framing Identities: Pedagogy and the Politics of Identity (1999); co editor with Wendy Kozol of Haunting Violations: Feminist Criticism and the Crisis of the Real (2001) and, most recently, Just Advocacy: Women’s Human Rights, Transnational Feminisms, and the Politics of Representation (2005). Her current book project Spectacular Rhetorics: Human Rights, Feminisms, and Transnational Publics will offer several rhetorical case-studies of literary and cinematic representations of human rights violations and advocacy in the late 20th and early 21st century. While at Columbia University, she was advised by Professor Andrew Nathan.

Wendy S. Hesford, 2007