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 Justine  Egner

Justine Egner

Justine Egner







Justine Egner is a Ph.D. candidate of sociology (ABD) and graduate associate.

Egner received her Masters degree in sociology from Texas Tech University and her Bachelors degree in Sociology and Psychology from Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania. She has published on the subversive potential of drag performances in the Journal of Homosexuality, on Abortion Law in the Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Family Studies, and most recently a historical analysis of sociological literature focusing on processes of medicalization and pathologization of both disability and sexuality as they relate to crip theory in Research in Social Science and Disability Volume 9.

Egner's areas of concentration and interest include: medical sociology, health & illness, disability, intersectionality, gender and sexualities, social psychology, social movements, embodiment and the life course. Her methodological specializations includes both qualitative and quantitative methods.

Justine is the 2016-2017 student representative for American Sociological Society’s section on Disability & Society.

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Advisor : Maralee Mayberry

Co-Advisor : Sara Green