Lisa Jean Moore is a medical sociologist and Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies at Purchase College, State University of New York. Her scholarship is located at the intersections of sociology of health and medicine, science and technology studies, feminist studies, animal studies and body studies.  She is the author of Sperm Counts: Overcome by Man’s Most Precious Fluid and the co-author of Gendered BodiesFeminist Perspectives and Missing Bodies: The Politics of Visibility and numerous articles in journals such as EthnographySocial Text and Body and Society.  Additionally she has co-edited a collection The Body Reader and is the co-founder of a successful book series at NYU Press entitled Biopolitics: Medicine, Technoscience, and Health in the 21st Century.   With Mary Kosut, she has released Buzz: Urban Beekeeping and the Power of the Bee.   Her forthcoming book, The Body: Social and Cultural Dissections co-written with Monica J. Casper, will be published by Routledge in late 2014. 

She is now engaged in a new research project that explores the intraspecies relationships between humans and Limulus (Atlantic Horseshoe Crabs).   

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