Kelli McCoy is Professor of History and Co-Director of the Center for Women's Studies at Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego, California. She teaches courses in U.S. history, women's history, and world history. Her research focuses on gender, law, and social movements in the early 20th century United States. She has published articles on gender and the media and gender and the law in the U.S. Her current book manuscript focuses on the early 20th century anti-trafficking law called the Mann Act.