HassellKen Hassell is a Professor Emeritus at Elon University after a 35-year academic career. Currently, he is pursuing research on the agency of South Asian and Somali women in Southall (London) after completing twelve-year project on the "othering" of the coal mining regions of Appalachia. Teaching and research foci include postcolonialism, poststructuralism, feminism, queer theory, identity, the body, visual culture, and power and knowledge.