MELANIE KLEIN is a writer, speaker, and professor of Sociology and Women’s Studies at Santa Monica College.

She is the adviser of the Santa Monica College Leadership Alliance and founder and co-coordinator of Women, Action + Media! Los Angeles.

Melanie on the Promenade

Founder of the blog FeministFatale, her work may also be found at Adios Barbie, Elephant Journal, Ms. Magazine’s blog and WIMN’s Voices.

Melanie attributes feminism and yoga as the two primary influences in her work, and is committed to consciousness-raising, promoting media literacy, healing distorted body images and cultivating healthy body relationships.

She is featured in 21st Century Yoga: Culture, Politics and Practice and Conversations with Modern Yogis.