OKKER, Patricia. American, b. 1960. Genres: Literary criticism and history, Women's studies and issues. Career: University of Missouri-Columbia, assistant professor, 1990-96, associate professor of English, 1996-. Publications: Our Sister Editors: Sarah J. Hale and the Tradition of Nineteenth- Century American Women Editors, 1995. Contributor to books. Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals. Address: Department of English, 107 Tate Hall, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MI 65211, U.S.A.