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. Current project, entitled “Claiming Knowledge: Gay Communities, Science, and the Meaning of Genes,” explores how ideas about biology and sexuality have been produced, circulated, contested, and negotiated within and outside of science; recent articles in Critical Studies in Media Communication and the American Journal of Public Health. Recipient of GLAAD Center for the Study of Media & Society grant for research on coverage of the politics of sexuality in regional media. Taught at the University of Maine and Kent State University. SLC, 2005–

Undergraduate discipline: Sociology

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