Friday, March 7, 2014
Social Sciences, Room 415
Finding Voice, Creating Space: Reproductive Justice and UnexpectedMovement Choices
UC Berkeley and UCSB
Luna is a UC President’s Postdoctoral Fellow hosted by the Center on Reproductive Rights and Justice at Berkeley Law. She is also affiliated with the Departments of Gender and Women's Studies, Sociology and the Center for the Study of Law and Society. She earned a joint PhD in Sociology and Women’s Studies from University of Michigan, where she also earned her Masters of Social Work.
Her research has been funded by multiple sources including the National Science Foundation. She is lead author of the Reproductive Justice review article in the 2013 volume of the Annual Review of Law and Social Science. She has also published in Research in Social Movements, Conflict and Change; Sociological Inquiry; Feminist Studies; Societies without Borders: Social Science and Human Rights. In 2011-2 she was the Mellon Foundation Sawyer Seminar in Human Rights Postdoctoral Fellow at University of Wisconsin, Madison. She is currently working on a book manuscript on the reproductive justice movement entitled Reproductive Justice for All: Identity Politics, Human Rights, and the (Re) Making of a Movement. Starting in July 2014, she will be an Assistant Professor of Sociology at University of California, Santa Barbara.