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Research and Publications

Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Faculty Publications


Ali, Nada Mustafa. 2015. Gender, Race, and Sudan's Exile Politics: Do We All Belong to this Country? Lexington Books. 

Barcelos, Chris. 2020. Distributing Condoms and Hope: The Racialized Politics of Youth Sexual Health. University of California Press.

** 2022 Sociology of Sexualities Distinguished Book Award, American Sociological Society**

Introducing the New Sexuality Studies: Original Essays book coverBarcelos, Chris. 2022. “The Politics of Race, Class, and Gender in Queer Safer Sex.” In Introducing the New Sexualities Studies, 4th edition, edited by Nancy L. Fischer, Steven Seidman, Chet Meeks, and Laurel Westbrook, 721-729. Routledge.

Benson, Lynne Byall. 2018. Moxie and a Good Sense of Balance: Nancy Drew and the Power of the Teenage Girl. Hamilton Books.

Bobel, Chris. Winkler, Inga, Fahs, Breanna, Hasson, Kate, Kissing, Elizabeth, and Roberts, TomiAnn. (Eds.) 2020. The Palgrave Handbook of Critical Menstruation Studies. Palgrave Macmillan.

Bobel, Chris and  Kwan, S. (Eds). 2019. Body Battlegrounds: Transgressions, Tensions, and Transformations. Vanderbilt University Press.

Bobel, Chris. 2019. The Managed Body: Developing Girls & Menstrual Health in the Global South. Palgrave Macmillan.

** 2020 Sociology of Development Outstanding Book Award, American Sociological Society**

Chowdhury, Elora Halim. 2022. Ethical Encounters: Transnational Feminism, Human Rights, and War Cinema in Bangladesh. Temple University Press.

Chowdhury, Elora Halim, Niyogi, Esha De (Eds). 2020. South Asian Filmscapes: Transregional Encounters. University of Washington Press.

Chowdhury, Elora Halim and Srikanth, Rajini (Eds). 2019. Interdisciplinary Approaches to Human Rights: History, Politics, Practice. Routledge. 

Chowdhury, Elora Halim and Philipose, Liz (Eds). 2016. Dissident Friendships: Feminism, Imperialism, and Transnational Solidarity. University of Illinois Press. 

Chowdhury, Elora Halim. 2011. Transnationalism Reversed: Women Organizing Against Gendered Violence in Bangladesh. SUNY Press. 

**2012 Gloria E. Anzaldúa Book Prize, National Women's Studies Association**

Ehrlich, Shoshana J. 2014. Regulating Desire: From the Virtuous Maiden to the Purity Princess. SUNY Press. 

Ehrlich, Shoshana J. Family Law for Paralegals, 9th ed. Aspen Publishing.

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Selected Articles

Barcelos, Chris. 2023. “A Feminist Public Health Abortion Pedagogy: Building Space for Reluctant Students.” Feminist Pedagogy 3(2): Article 1.

Barcelos, Chris. 2023. “Fluid-bonding and Feelings Condoms: The Social Worlds of Queer and Trans Safer Sex.” Catalyst: Feminism, Theory, Technoscience 9(1): 1-17.

Orum Hernández, Gabrielle and Barcelos, Chris. 2023. “Queer Punishments: School Safety and Youth of Color in the United States.” Equity and Excellence in Education 56(1–2): 87–99.

Barcelos, Chris, j. nyla mcneill, Yanté Tuner, and Edie Ma'iingan Redwine. 2023. “The Trans Youth Justice Project: A Leadership Development and Political Education Program.” Journal of LGBT Youth 20(2): 265-281.

Barcelos, Chris. 2022. “The Affective Politics of Care in t4t Crowdfunding.” TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly 9(1): 28-43.

Pichon, Adrienne, Kasey Jackman, Inga Winkler, Chris Bobel, and Noémie Elhadad. 2022. “The Messiness of the Menstruator: Assessing Personas and Functionalities of Menstrual Tracking Apps." Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association 29(2): 385-399. 

Hennegan, Julie, Inga Winkler, Chris Bobel, Danielle Keiser, Janie Hampton, Gerda Larsson,  Venkatraman Chandra-Mouli, Marina Pleson and Thérèse Mahon. 2021. “Menstrual Health: A Definition for Policy, Practice, and Research.” Reproductive Health Matters 29(1): 31-28.

Winkler, Inga and Chris Bobel. 2021. “’Bizarre and Backward’: Myth-Busting, Modernity and Saviorism in Representations of Menstrual Beliefs and Practices in the Popular Media.” Feminist Formations 33(2): 313-339.

Winkler, Inga, Chris Bobel, Lauren Houghton, Noémie Elhadad, Caitlin Gruer and Vanessa Paranjothy. 2020. “The Politics,Promises and Perils of Data: Evidence-Driven Policy and Practice for Menstrual Health.” Women’s Reproductive Health 7(4): 227-243. 

Bobel, Chris and Breanne Fahs. 2020. “From Private to Public: Shifting from the Politics of Bloodless Respectability to Radical Menstrual Embodiment.” Signs: Journal of Women in Culture & Society 45(4): 955-983.

Chowdhury, Elora Halim. 2021. “Shimu – Made in Bangladesh: A Story About Women’s Struggles.” Agitate: Unsettling Knowledges.

Chowdhury, Elora Halim. 2022. "Ethical Encounters: Women, War, and Cinema in Bangladesh." The Daily Star.

Chowdhury, Elora Halim. 2021. “Ethical Reckoning: Human Rights and National Cinema in Bangladesh.” Meridians: Feminism, Race, Transnationalism 20(1): 151-173.

Chowdhury, Elora Halim. 2020. “The Precarity of Pre-existing Conditions.” Feminist Studies 46(3): 615-625.

Chowdhury, Elora Halim. 2018. "Reading Hamid, Reading Coates: Juxtaposing Anti-Muslim and Anti-Black Racisms in Current Times." Feminist Formations 30(3): 63-78.

El Jack, Amani. 2018. "Wars and Conflicts in Sub-Saharan Africa/The Middle East and North Africa (MENA): A Gender-Relational Perspective." Journal of Global Peace and Conflict 6(2): 19-26.

El Jack, Amani. 2018. "Migrant Workers in the Gulf: Theoretical and Human Rights Dilemmas." In Interdisciplinary Approaches to Human Rights, edited by Elora Halim Chowdhury and Rajini Srikanth (Eds). Interdisciplinary Approaches to Human Rights: History, Politics, Practice 228-242. Routledge. Routledge.

El Jack, Amani. 2012. “Protracted Refugees: Why Gender Matters?”  In Transatlantic Cooperation on Protracted Displacement: Urgent Needs and Unique Opportunity, edited by. J. Calabrese and J. Marret, 335-344. Middle East Institute: Washington DC.

El Jack, Amani. 2010. "'Education is My mother and Father': The 'Invisible' Women of Sudan." Refuge 27: 19-29.

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