John Erickson is a Doctoral Student in American Religious History at Claremont Graduate University. His research interests involve an interdisciplinary approach and are influenced by his time as working at a women’s center and active member in the GLBTQ and women’s rights movements. His work is inspired by the intersectionality of feminism, queer identity, religious, political and cultural rhetoric, and North American religious history. He is the author of several articles dealing with Feminism, Eco-Feminism, and Queer Theory and Identity. Alongside his academic interests John is also a published poet and is the author of the blog, From Wisconsin, with Love and can be followed on Twitter at@jerickson85.