Christina D. Owens is an assistant teaching professor in the Honors Program at Florida State University. She has published multiple articles with Dismantle and contributed to Dismantle's After Party collections on Mocked Styles, Fashion Revivals, and Back to School Fashion. You can also find her academic writing in the journals New Global Studies, American Studies, and Transformations. She is currently working on a book about how U.S. migrants deploy white male victimhood discourses within the context of contemporary Japan. To learn more about her teaching and research see her website: www.christinaowens.net. You can also follow her fashion adventures on Instagram @Dr.SmartyPants.PhD.