Sarah Wilcox

BA, Wesleyan University. MA, PhD, University of Pennsylvania. Areas of expertise include medical sociology, the sociology of science and knowledge, gender and sexuality, and the mass media; special interests in interactions among experts, laypersons, and social movements. Recent new courses in disability studies and the politics of health. Author of articles on lay knowledge and expertise and on media coverage of biological ideas about sexuality. SLC, 2005–

Courses taught in Sociology

Courses from previous years

2013-2014
  • Disabilities and Society
  • First-Year Studies: Understanding Mass Media: Theories and Methods of Sociological Analysis
  • Medical Technologies
2012-2013
  • Disabilities and Society
  • Health Policy/Health Activism
  • Queer Bodies: A Cultural History of Medical and Scientific Knowledge
2011-2012
  • Embodiment and Biological Knowledge: Public Engagement in Medicine and Science

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