UMass Boston

Chris Barcelos

Women's Gender Sexuality Studi
Assistant Professor

Areas of Expertise

critical public health, sexualities studies, queer of color critique, transgender studies, youth


BA, Sociology and Gender Studies, Marlboro College
MPPA, Public Policy and Administration, University of Massachusetts Amherst
CAGS, Advanced Feminist Studies, University of Massachusetts Amherst
PhD, Public Health, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Professional Publications & Contributions

Additional Information

Chris is a feminist scholar and educator working in the fields of gender and sexualities studies, public health, and sociology. Their work combines critical race theory and critical sexualities studies with community-based research to analyze public health efforts. Chris emphasizes research for and by marginalized people that contributes to effective policies and programs and is guided by the needs and priorities of those most affected.

Dr. Barcelos is also an associate book review editor at TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly, and a yoga teacher.

Twitter: @ChrisABarcelos.