Dr. Laura Sjoberg is a feminist author and Pensacola native whose works include Mothers, Monsters, Whores: Women's Violence in Global Politics and Gender, Justice, and the Wars in Iraq. She is an assistant professor at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and co-founded the Boston Debate League in 2004.
 Published works
- Gender, Justice, and the Wars in Iraq. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2006.
- "Why Gender Analysis Needs Feminism." International Studies Quarterly, 2006. 50(4):889-910.
- "Gendered Torture? Feminist Insights into Abu Ghraib and Gender in the 21st Century." International Feminist Journal, 2007. IFJP9(1):82-101.
- "Gender and Personal Pedagogy." International Studies Perspectives, 2007. 8(3):336-339.
- Mothers, Monsters, Whores: Women's Violence in Global Politics. Caron Gentry, co-author. London: Zed Books, 2007.