Sarah Wilcox

Professor of Sociology, Sarah Lawrence College

Sarah Wilcox is Professor of Sociology, Sarah Lawrence College. She specializes in medical sociology, the sociology of science and knowledge, gender and sexuality, and the mass media.  Her current research focuses on embodiment and biological knowledge, particularly how lay and expert knowledge intersect and when and how biological ideas become salient in embodied experience, personal identities, and popular culture.  She teaches courses on embodiment, medical technologies, health policy and health activism, gender and mass media, and she is developing a new course in disability studies.