Jennifer McKinney is professor of sociology and director of women’s studies at Seattle Pacific University. She holds MS and PhD degrees from Purdue University. This article was first delivered as Seattle Pacific’s 2015 Winifred E. Weter Faculty Award Lecture for Meritorious Scholarship. The annual lecture series honors Winifred E. Weter, Seattle Pacific professor emerita of classics. Dr. McKinney’s lecture has been adapted for Priscilla Papers.