Anne Marie Champagne

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B.A. (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
M.A. (Yale University)
M.Phil (Yale University)
Areas of Interest: 
Cultural Sociology; Aesthetics; Social Theory; Materiality & Meaning; Body and Embodiment; Sex and Gender
(un)Bearable Flatness: Materializing the Self after Mastectomy

Anne Marie Champagne is a PhD candidate in sociology at Yale University and a Junior Fellow with the Yale Center for Cultural Sociology. Her research interests include issues of body, embodiment and the social dimensions of aesthetic power; culture, materiality, and meaning-making; sex and gender; and social theory. Her dissertation looks at how aesthetics and materiality inform legal, medical, and social approaches to mastectomy and chest reconstruction in transmen and female-identified breast cancer survivors. She is a liaison for the Sociologists for Trans Justice Initiative, web manager for the ASA Section on Body and Embodiment, ASA Theory Section student representative, and Managing Editor of the American Journal of Cultural Sociology.