Cassandra Crawford

Scholarly Interests

My research focuses on the sociology of health and illness; science, technology and medicine studies and the sociology of the body or body studies, specifically the modernization of amputation; historical and contemporary constructions of phantom limb syndrome; prosthetic technologies; the sociology of pain; contemporary theories of embodiment; qualitative research methods; gender/women’s studies and critical race studies.

Recent Courses Taught

  • Sociology of Gender
  • Social Inequality
  • Medical Sociology
  • Classical Theory


Associate Professor
Office: Zulauf 806



Ph.D. University of California, San Francisco