Monica J. Casper

Monica J. Casper is Professor and Head of Gender and Women’s Studies at the University of Arizona. Trained as a sociologist and bioethicist, her scholarly and teaching interests include gender, bodies, health, sexuality, disability, and trauma, with a particular emphasis on reproductive technologies and politics. She’s published several books, including the award-winning The Making of the Unborn Patient: A Social Anatomy of Fetal Surgery. Her current research focuses on race and the biopolitics of infant mortality in the United States. She’s also involved in collaborative research on social and biomedical consequences of traumatic brain injury across three populations: athletes, veterans, and domestic violence victims. She is a managing editor of The Feminist Wire and editor/publisher of TRIVIA: Voices of Feminism. More information can be found at

Articles by Monica J. Casper

Love in the Time of Racism

July 7th, 2014