Wendy Wolters Hinshaw received her Ph.D. from The Ohio State University. She teaches courses in rhetoric, literacy, women's literature and prison writing, as well as a service-learning course in writing for nonprofits. Her articles on the rhetoric of trauma, teaching testimonial literature, and pedagogical approaches to student resistance have appeared in the journals JAC and Transformations. Her work on representations of trauma and lynching received the Elizabeth Flynn Award from the journal JAC. Professor Hinshaw's current research examines art and writing by prisoners.