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Cassandra Crawford
Associate Professor

Ph.D. University of California, San Francisco

Scholarly Interests: Dr. Crawford’s research lies at the intersection of: 1) the sociology of health and illness, 2) science, technology and medicine studies, 3) and the sociology of the body or body studies. Specifically, her areas of research interest include: The modernization of amputation; historical (psychological and medical) and contemporary (biomedical) constructions of phantom limb syndrome; prosthetic technologies; the sociology of pain; contemporary theories of embodiment; qualitative research methods; gender/women’s/feminist/masculinities studies; and critical race studies.

Recent Courses Taught: Sociology of Gender, Social Inequality, Medical Sociology, and Classical Theory

E-mail: ccrawford@niu.edu

Office: Zulauf 806

Curriculum Vitae