Presley is the Executive Director of the Association of Libertarian Feminists and co-editor of Exquisite Rebel: The Essays of Voltairine de Cleyre. She is co-editor of Libertarianism and Feminism: Individualist Perspectives on Women, Men, and the Family, an anthology in progress. As a social psychologist, her specialties are gender studies and obedience and resistance to authority. A long-time libertarian activist, she is the co-founder of Laissez Faire Books. Her articles have appeared in Reason, Liberty, and other libertarian magazines.