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Lisa Jean Moore

Lisa Jean Moore is a medical sociologist and Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies at Purchase College, State University of New York (SUNY). She lives in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. Her books include The Body: Social and Cultural Dissections (Routledge, 2014, with Monica Casper), Buzz: Urban Beekeeping and the Power of the Bee (New York University Press, 2013, with Mary Kosut), Gendered Bodies: Feminist Perspectives (Oxford University Press, 2010, with Judith Lorber), Missing Bodies: The Politics of Visibility (New York University Press, 2009, with Monica Casper), Sperm Counts: Overcome by Man’s Most Precious Fluid (New York University Press, 2008), and the edited collection The Body Reader: Essential Social and Cultural Readings (New York University Press, 2010, with Mary Kosut). Her most recent book, Catch and Release: The Enduring yet Vulnerable Horseshoe Crab, explores the intraspecies relationships between humans and Limulus polyphemus (Atlantic horseshoe crabs).


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