Whitney Peoples is currently visiting assistant professor in the department of Multicultural Women's and Gender Studies at Texas Woman's University. She received her BA from Agnes Scott College, her MA from the University of Cincinnati, and her PhD from Emory University in Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies. Her work has been published in books such as What's the Big Idea? Feminist Perspectives on Advertising (Lexington Books 2017); A History of African American Autobiography (Cambridge University Press 2017); and Womanist and Black Feminist Responses to Tyler Perry's Productions (Palgrave MacMillan 2014). She has also published articles in the Journal of College Science Teaching and Meridians.