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Rebecca Yoshizawa BA (SFU), MA (SFU), PhD (Queen's)
Chair, Sociology Department
Dr. Rebecca Yoshizawa has a PhD in Sociology from Queen’s University, with other degrees in Gender Studies and Communication from SFU. She specializes in the sociology of science, transdisciplinary collaboration, bioethics, and reproduction. In addition to her teaching at KPU, she has taught courses on reproductive politics, nonhumanism, new media, risk communication, and gender and technology in the School of Communication and in Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies at SFU. She has published articles on intersections of science and society in Body & Society, Feminist Theory, Placenta, the Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics, and Health Sociology Review.
Areas of Interest
Sociology of science, medicine, and technology; philosophy of science; reproductive sciences and reproductive politics; developmental origins science; fat studies; nonhumanism and animals; ethnography; transdisciplinarity