Jane Hunter is professor of history emerita at Lewis & Clark College in Portland. Her area of study is American cultural and social history, including women's history. After graduating from college, she spent two years teaching English composition in Hong Kong. She also taught for ten years at Colby College in Maine, before moving to Oregon in 1990. During 2003-2004 and 2012-2013 Jane taught American History in China on Fulbright Fellowships, first in Shanghai, then in Chengdu.