Rachel Shteir

Rachel Shteir is the author of Striptease: The Untold History of the Girlie ShowGypsy: the Art of the Tease, and The Steal: A Cultural History of Shoplifting. Rachel has also written for magazines, newspapers, and blogs including American TheatreBookforum, The Daily, The New York Times, Slate, The Guardian, Playboy, The Los Angeles Times Magazine, Chicago Magazine, The Huffington Post, The Chicago Tribune,  (the late) New York Newsday, (the late) Lingua Franca,  The Nation, Tablet, Theatre, The Village Voice, and The Washington Post. Rachel also writes “The Rahm Report,” a column about Rahm Emanuel for Tabletmag.com. She is Associate Professor at the Theatre School at DePaul University.