Margaret L. Andersen is the Edward F. and Elizabeth Goodman Rosenberg Professor of Sociology at the University of Delaware where she also holds joint appointments in Black American Studies and Women’s Studies. She is a member of the National Advisory Board for Stanford University’s Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity and is the Past-Vice President of the American Sociological Association and Past President of the Eastern Sociological Society from which she received ESS Merit Award. Professor Andersen has received The Eastern Sociological Society Merit Award for career contributions and the American Sociological Association’s Jessie Bernard Award, an award given for expanding the boundaries of sociology to include women. She is the author of several bestselling textbooks, including Thinking about Women, 10th edition, Race, Class and Gender (co-edited with Patricia Hill Collins; 9th ed.), Race and Ethnicity in Society: The Changing Landscape (co-edited with Elizabeth Higginbotham; 4th edition), and Sociology: The Essentials (co-authored, Howard F. Taylor, 9th ed.).