Dr. Karen Stollznow, Ph.D., is an Australian-American linguist and author. She is a Researcher at the Griffith Centre for Social and Cultural Research and was formerly a Researcher at the University of California, Berkeley. Her books include On The Offensive: Prejudice in Language Past and Present; Language Myths, Mysteries and Magic; Would You Believe It? and the best-seller God Bless America. Karen is a host of the popular science podcast Monster Talk.