• 1426 Citations
1987 …2017

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Research Interests

Professor Epstein studies the “politics of knowledge”—more specifically, the contested production of expert and especially biomedical knowledge, with an emphasis on the interplay of social movements, experts, and health institutions, and with a focus on the politics of sexuality, gender, and race.

Education/Academic qualification

Sociology, PhD, University of California, Berkeley

… → 1993

Sociology, MA, University of California, Berkeley

… → 1987

Social Studies, AB, Harvard University

… → 1983

Research interests

  • Politics of knowledge
  • Sexuality studies
  • Sociology of biomedicine

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  • Research Output

    The new sexual politics of cancer: Oncoviruses, disease prevention, and sexual health promotion oa

    Mamo, L. & Epstein, S., Sep 1 2017, In : BioSocieties. 12, 3, p. 367-391 25 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Scopus citations

    The proliferation of sexual health: Diverse social problems and the legitimation of sexuality

    Epstein, S. & Mamo, L., Sep 2017, In : Social Science and Medicine. 188, p. 176-190 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 8 Scopus citations
  • 7 Scopus citations
  • 11 Scopus citations

    Immigrant sexual citizenship: Intersectional templates among Mexican gay immigrants to the USA

    Epstein, S. & Carrillo, H., Jan 1 2014, In : Citizenship Studies. 18, 3-4, p. 259-276 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 23 Scopus citations