Alka Menon’s Research has been Profiled in Yale News

Department News
April 18, 2019

Professor Alka Menon’s research has been profiled in Yale News. The article highlights the transnational dimensions of cosmetic surgery by focusing on the U.S. and Malaysia. Studying global cosmetic surgery in these two countries, says Menon, presented a “terrific opportunity to look at multiculturalism and its effects on peoples’ thinking about beauty.” At the same time, cosmetic surgery can be a rapidly shifting target, subject to changing media trends. Menon says, “I’ve captured it at one moment in time.” Read more here.