Nancy Taber is a professor in the Department of Educational Studies at Brock University, in St. Catharines, Ont. Her research and teaching focus on the ways in which gender, militarism, and learning intersect in daily life. She is a retired military member and this past life often informs her work. She has published numerous journal articles, book chapters, and edited books. Her short stories have been published in Fifteen Stories High and CommuterLit. She has been invited to read her fiction at the University of Huddersfield in Manchester, England; at various Canadian Authors Association events; and, at the Niagara Falls Writers Festival. She is currently working on a collection of short stories, inspired by her research in war museums, which immerse the reader in diverse tales about strong and complicated women whose stories have been overlooked or forgotten.