Katherine Van Wormer
Katherine van Wormer, who grew up in New Orleans, is a sociologist and professor of social work at the University of Northern Iowa. She is the author or coauthor of sixteen books, including Death by Domestic Violence; Human Behavior and the Social Environment; Confronting Oppression, Restoring Justice; and Addiction Treatment: A Strengths Perspective.
Links for The Maid Narratives
What 'the maids' teach us (The Gazette, Iowa)
Unclean Hands — Charletta Sudduth talks with the guys about the contradictory ways cleanliness was understood in the Jim Crow South (BackStory)
Snakes, liquor, war, slavery, Yellow fever and country music populate fall books about the South—Atlanta Journal Constitution
The Maid Narratives