Celine Parreñas Shimizu is Full Professor of Cinema Studies and Member of the Graduate Faculty in Sexuality Studies at San Francisco State University. A former Full Professor at the University of California at Santa Barbara for 15 years, she is an award-winning film scholar and filmmaker. Her books are The Feminist Porn Book (2013), Straitjacket Sexualities (2012) and The Hypersexuality of Race (2007). Distributed by Progressive Films and Third World Newsreel, her films include Birthright: Mothering Across Difference (2009) and The Fact of Asian Women (2004). She publishes widely in top journals in Film and Performance, Feminist and Asian Cultural Studies such as Cinema Journal, Concentric, Frontiers, Journal of Asian American Studies, Quarterly Review of Film and Video, Signs, Sexualities, Theater Journal, Wide Angle, and Yale Journal of Law and Feminism.