Department of Sociology
518 McBryde Hall
225 Stanger Street
Blacksburg, VA 24061
540-231-2765 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Christine Labuski is an associate professor in the Department of Sociology.
Her current projects focus on:
- Gender in the Bakken Oil Field; and
- Genital Excisions and Phantom Pain.
- Gender and Sexualities
- Medical/Cultural Anthropology
- Feminist Science Studies
- PhD, The University of Texas at Austin, Anthropology (Women and Gender Studies portfolio)
- MA, The University of Texas at Austin, Anthropology
- MS, The University of Massachusetts Medical School-Graduate School of Nursing
- BS, Fitchburg State College, Nursing
- Director, Gender, Bodies & Technology (Conference and Initiative at VT)
- Member, Society for Social Studies of Science
- Member, American Anthropological Association
- Member, National Women’s Studies Association
- William E. Snizek Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, Department of Sociology, 2015
- American Summer/Short-Term Research Publication Grant, American Association of University Women, 2015
- Claire Goldberg Moses award for the theoretical innovation, Feminist Studies, 2014
It Hurts Down There: The Bodily Imaginaries of Female Genital Pain (SUNY Press, 2015).
The World of Walmart: Discounting the American Dream (with Nicholas Copeland) (Routledge, 2012).
Labuski, Christine and Nick Copeland. “From Affective Shareholding to OUR Walmart: Organizing Labor in a Post-Union World.” nano: New American Notes Online, Issue 8 (December).
Labuski, Christine and Colton Keo-Meier. The (Mis)Measure of Trans. Transgender Studies Quarterly, 2(1): 13-33.
Labuski, Christine. 2013. Vulnerable Vulvas: Female Genital Integrity in Health and Dis-ease. Feminist Studies.
Meier, Stacey, Seth Pardo, Christine Labuski and Julia Babcock. 2013. Measures of Clinical Health among Female-to-Male Transgender Persons as a Function of Sexual Orientation. Archives of Sexual Behavior.
- “(Wo)Men Working: Gender, Labor, and Vulnerability in the Bakken Oil Fields.” American Association of University Women. American Summer/Short-Term Research Publication Grant, $6000
- “(Wo)Men Working: Gender, Labor, and Extraction in the Bakken Oil Fields.” Institute for the Study of Culture and the Environment (ISCE). Summer Scholars Program; $13, 694
- “Airing Concerns: A Data-Driven Approach to Autonomous Vehicle Technology Ethics. Co-sponsored with the Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Sciences (ICTAS). Co-PI. $40,000.
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