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Christina Bobel

Department:
Women's Gender Sexuality Studies
Title:
Professor
Location:
Wheatley Hall, Floor 05
Phone:
617.287.6781

Biography

Chris Bobel is interested, most broadly, in the diverse efforts of actors to effect social change especially around issues that are stigmatized, silenced and marginalized.

After devoting nearly two decades to the field of critical menstruation studies, she is now engaged in an ethnographic project--involving her WGS students--exploring contemporary activism inspired by grief and trauma.

Area of Expertise

Critical Menstruation Studies; activism and social movements; feminist theories; Body Studies; Critical Trauma Studies

Degrees

PhD, Urban Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

MA, Speech Communication, University of Maine

BA, Speech Communication, Miami University

Professional Publications & Contributions

Additional Information

Chris is a member of the editorial boards of the journals Signs and Women's Reproductive Health.

Chris is often consulted and quoted by the mainstream media about the rapidly burgeoning global menstrual activist movement.

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