Emma Schroeder is a PhD candidate in History at the University of Maine. Her current work looks at concepts of ecological domesticity and women's political activism in appropriate technology organizations from the 1960s to the 1980s. She draws inspiration from a number of fields, including environmental history, feminist science and technology studies, geography, women's history, and the history of science and technology. She holds an M.S. in Geography from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a B.A. in Biology from Swarthmore College.