Jeanne Vaccaro is a Ph.D. candidate in Performance Studies at NYU. Her dissertation, “Felt Matters: Crafting ‘Transgender’ and the Politics of the Handmade Body,” is an interdisciplinary exploration of transgender embodiment and queer craft. Jeanne earned a B.A. in Women’s Studies at Smith College and has taught feminist, queer and trans theory in the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies at Rutgers University and at NYU. She serves on the Editorial Collective of Women & Performance: a journal of feminist theory and is also a contributing writer at The Feminist Review. Jeanne lives in Brooklyn, NY.