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Abigail Brooks

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Assistant Professor
Director, Women's Studies Program

Contact Information:

abrooks1@providence.edu
401-865-2522
Howley Hall 114

Education:

Ph.D. - Boston College

Area(s) of Expertise:

Sociology of gender, sociology of the body, age studies, science and technology studies, medical sociology, media studies, popular culture, qualitative research methods, feminist theory


Recent Presentations:

Brooks, Abigail., The Sociology of Reproduction Mini-Conference, Eastern Sociological Society, Boston, MA, "'My Body: It's Mine Now': Older Women, Pharmaceutical Advertising, and Contradictory Meaning-Making About Menopause". March, 2016.

Brooks, Abigail ., Sex and Gender: Thematic Session, American Sociological Association, Chicago Illinois, "Feminist Debates About Sexuality: Body Modifications as Capitulation or Empowerment?". August, 2015.