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Lorna Weir
(? - living) Canada

Lorna Weir



Lorna Weir is Professor of Sociology at York University (Toronto). She specializes in health and social theory. Her books include Pregnancy, Risk and Biopolitics: On the Threshold of the Living Subject (Routledge 2006) and Global Public Health Vigilance: Creating a World on Alert (Routledge 2010, Lorna Weir and Eric Mykhalovskiy). Her current research is on biopolitics, technology and the proper (with an empirical focus on the integration of security into genomics) and sacrifice in biopolitics.

Writer for the Body Politic and an original director and key player in The Body Politic Free the Press Fund; President of the Toronto Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies; professor and Associate Professor in Sociology at York University.


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