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Laura Pascoe

Email Address: 
lfpascoe@ucdavis.edu
Summary Academic Interest: 

Laura Pascoe is a Geography PhD student with a Designated Emphasis in Feminist Theory and Research. Her primary focus is on using feminist, gender, and queer analyses to ethnographically explore how gender mediates access to and utilisation of sexual and reproductive health services, particularly as it relates to increasing men’s involvement in sexual and reproductive health. Her PhD research will continue in collaboration with the same organisation she did her master's research with--Sonke Gender Justice, a South African-based NGO that engages men and boys in gender justice. Laura is also actively involved in global health, serving as 2010-2011 co-chair on the Student Advisory Committee (SAC) for the Global Health Education Consortium’s (GHEC), a global organisation that brings students, educators, health professionals, and institutions together to build capacity of the global workforce to meet the needs of underserved population.

Education: 

2013 Ph.D. Geography (expected)
2011 M.S. Community Development, UC Davis
2005 B.A. Psychology, Minor in Women's Studies, UC Irvine