Stange, Mary Zeiss 1950-

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Stange, Mary Zeiss 1950-


Born July 5, 1950, in Hackensack, NJ; daughter of Frank A. (a grocer) and Agatha (a registered nurse) Zeiss; married Douglas C. Stange (a rancher), May 5, 1983. Ethnicity: "French-German; Caucasian." Education: Syracuse University, B.A., 1972, M.A., 1974, Ph.D., 1982. Politics: "Independent/Progressive." Religion: Lutheran. Hobbies and other interests: Hunting, horseback riding and training, camping, hiking, gourmet cooking.


Home—MT. Office—Skidmore College, 815 N. Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866. E-mail[email protected].


St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY, visiting assistant professor of religion, 1977-78; Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, assistant professor of religion, 1980-83; St. Lawrence University, visiting assistant professor of religion, 1983-84; Dana College, Blair, NE, assistant professor of English, 1986-87; Montana State University, Billings, visiting scholar in women's studies, 1987-88; Central Michigan University, assistant professor of religion, 1988-90; Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY, associate professor of women's studies and religion, 1990—, Edwin R. Moseley faculty lecturer, 2004. Crazy Woman Bison Ranch, co-owner, 1988—. Silk and Steel Foundation, member of board of directors.


Izaak Walton League, OutdoorWomen of America, American Civil Liberties Union, Ducks Unlimited, Becoming an Outdoors Women.


Thinking like a Mountain Award, Izaak Walton League, 1999, for an article, "Last Man out of the Hunting Lodge, Please Turn Out the Lights."


Woman the Hunter, Beacon Press (Boston, MA), 1997.

(With Carol K. Oyster) Gun Women: Firearms and Feminism in Contemporary America, New York University Press (New York, NY), 2000.

(Editor) Heart Shots: Women Write about Hunting, Stackpole Books (Mechanicsburg, PA), 2003.

Contributor to books, including Guns in America: A Historical Reader, edited by David Kopel, Prometheus Books (Amherst, NY), 1999; Democracy and Religion: Free Exercise and Diverse Visions, edited by David O'Dell Scott, Kent State University Press (Kent, OH, 2004; and reference books. Contributor to periodicals, including Journal of the American Academy of Religion, Chronicle of Higher Education and Women, War, and Peace. General editor, "Sisters of the Hunt" reprint series, Stackpole Books (Mechanicsburg, PA), 2003—.



Environmental Ethics, summer, 2000, Greta Gaard, review of Woman the Hunter, p. 203.

Historian, spring-summer, 2002, Theresa Kaminski, review of Gun Women: Firearms and Feminism in Contemporary America, p. 782.

Library Journal, November 1, 2001, review of Woman the Hunter, p. 58.

Ms., December, 2000, Donna Gaines, review of Gun Women, p. 88.

Publishers Weekly, April 7, 1997, review of Woman the Hunter, p. 84.

Reference & Research Book News, November, 1997, review of Woman the Hunter, p. 168.

Signs, spring, 2000, Gail Hanlon and Helena Ragone, review of Woman the Hunter, p. 974.

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