Parker, Juli L.

Dr. Juli L. Parker is Director of the Women’s Resource Center and Affiliate Faculty for the Women’s Studies Program at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Dr. Parker holds a Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, Theatre and Women’s Studies from The Union Institute and University in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Representations of Murderous Women in Literature, Theatre, Film, and Television. Examining the Patriarchal Presuppositions Behind the Treatment of Murderesses in Fiction and Reality
2011 0-7734-1458-4
This collection examines the meaning, construction and deconstruction of the murdering woman. These essays suggest that the ways in which gender, race, class and sexuality play into representations of women murderers is key to understanding the patriarchal underpinnings of our judicial system as they apply to women criminals.