Laura Nelson

Department: Gender & Women's Studies

Photo of Laura NelsonAssociate Professor and Department Chair
Department of Gender and Women’s Studies

Research Interests / Specializations:
Gender, medicine, and politics: Cultural, political, and experiential aspects of breast cancer in South Korea. How, why, and to what effect constructions of gender, class, and race are mobilized and manipulated in South Korea. Structures of cultural temporality (future, present, or past orientation) and anti-poverty policies (U.S. and South Korea).