WGSS and Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology
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Deboleena Roy is Chair of the Department of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Emory University. She holds a joint faculty position as Associate Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology, and is also Associate Faculty in the Neuroscience Program, Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences at Emory. She received her
Roy is interested in interested in developing feminist practices that contribute to scientific inquiry in the lab. Her fields of interest include feminist theory, feminist science and technology studies, neuroscience, molecular biology, postcolonial theory, and reproductive justice movements. Her research on synthetic biology has been supported by the National Academies
Roy, Deboleena. 2018. Molecular Feminisms: Biology, Becomings, and Life in the Lab. University of Washington Press.
Roy, Deboleena. 2016. Neuroscience and Feminist Theory: A New Directions Essay. Signs: Journal of Women and Culture in Society 41(3): 531-552.
Roy, Deboleena. 2015. Science Studies. In Handbook of Feminist Theory ed. by Lisa Disch and Mary Hawkesworth. New York: Oxford University Press.
Roy, Deboleena. 2014. Developing a New Political Ecology: Neuroscience, Feminism, and the Case of the Estrogen Receptor. In Gendered Neurocultures: Feminist and Queer Perspectives on Current Brain Discourses ed. by Sigrid Schmitz and Grit Höppner. Vienna: Zaglossus Press.
Roy, Deboleena. 2012. Neuroethics, Gender, and the Response to Difference. Neuroethics 5: 217-230.
Roy, Deboleena. 2007. Somatic matters: Becoming molecular in molecular biology. Special Issue: Feminisms’ Others. Rhizomes: Cultural Studies in Emerging Knowledge 14 (Summer). http://www.rhizomes.net/issue14/roy/roy.html.