Sandra L. Faulkner is Professor of Communication and Director of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Bowling Green State University, Ohio. Her research interests include qualitative methodology, poetic inquiry, and the relationships among culture, identities, and sexualities in close relationships. Her poetry has appeared in several publications, including Gravel, Literary Mama, Rat’s Ass Review, and damselfly. Faulkner has authored three chapbooks, Hello Kitty Goes to College (dancing girl press), Knit Four, Make One (Kattywompus), and Postkarten aus Deutschland (http://liminalities.net/12-1/postkarten.html); and a memoir in poetry, Knit Four, Frog One (Sense, 2014).
Faulkner is the author of over 50 book chapters and articles, which have appeared in journals suchas Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, and Cultural Studies <=> Critical Methodologies. She is also the author/editor of nine books including Poetry as Method: Reporting Research through Verse, Inside Relationships: A Creative Casebook on Relational Communication, and Queering Families, Schooling Publics: Keywords with Routledge. Faulkner is the recipient of the 2013 Knower Outstanding Article Award from the National Communication Association, and the 2016 Norman K. Denzin Qualitative Research Award.