About the Author
Donna Bridges has a PhD in sociology from the University of Western Sydney (UWS). Her doctoral thesis 'The Gendered Battlefield: Women in the Australian Defence Force' is a qualitative, feminist exploration of gender inequalities in the Australian Defence Force (ADF). Donna lectures across a range of sociology subjects at Charles Sturt University. Donna is co-editor of the qualitative research book 'Creative Spaces for Qualitative Researching: Living Research' Higgs, J; Titchen, A; Horsfall, D and Bridges, D. (2011). Her research interests include qualitative research methodologies; gender, masculinity and feminist theory; culture; peace studies; peacekeeping and women's roles; and military sociology. Jane Neal-Smith has a PhD in Industrial Psychology and Sociology which explored the working lives of UK commercial women airline pilots. She is currently a senior lecturer at London Metropolitan Business School in the Management, Strategy and Leadership subject group. Her research interests are in aviation psychology and human factors, women in the workplace, gender in employment and organisational behaviour. She is a member of the Royal Aeronautical Society (MRAeS) and the European Association for Aviation Psychology (EAAP). Albert J. Mills is Professor of Management and Director of the PhD (Management) Program at Saint Mary's University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. His 300 publications include numerous books, book chapters, and journal articles on gender and commercial aviation. He is an Associate Editor of three scholarly journals - Organization; Gender, Work and Organization, and Qualitative Research in Organizations and Management, and serves on the editorial boards of several other journals. He is the author of Sex, Strategy and the Stratosphere: the gendering of airline cultures (Palgrave/MacMillan), and his latest book is ANTi-History: Theorizing the Past, History, and Historiography in Management and Organizational Studies (IAP, 2012).