Associate Professor of Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies, University of Massachusetts Boston
Chris Bobel is Associate Professor of Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies at the University of Massachusetts Boston where she teaches courses on Gender & the Body, Feminist Theory, Feminist Research Methods, Women in US Social Movements and Feminist Activism. Her scholarship lies at the intersection of social movements, gender, health and embodiment, sites where feminist thinking becomes feminist doing.
Since 2003, Chris has been engaged in the study of efforts to advance menstrual health as a matter of human rights and reproductive justice. Her publications include New Blood: Third Wave Feminism and the Politics of Menstruation and The Managed Body: Developing Girls and Menstrual Health in the Global South (forthcoming in late 2018). She is also co-editor (with Samantha Kwan) of Body Battlegrounds: Transgressions, Tensions, Transformations (forthcoming in 2019) and Embodied Resistance: Challenging the Norms, Breaking the Rules. She is also at work co-editing the first ever Handbook of Critical Menstruation Studies.
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