Kristen Hardy

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Kristen Hardy

Religion and Culture


  • Alternative Medicine
  • Human Rights
  • Religion
  • Social Issues
Areas of Expertise:
  • Critical Animal Studies
  • Fatphobia
  • History of Medicine
  • Mad Studies
  • Sizeism
  • Sociology of Medicine
  • Weight Bias
Languages Spoken:
  • English
Available To:
  • Appear on radio or TV
  • Provide comment to media
  • Discuss research with industry, government, and others

Kristen Hardy is a doctoral candidate, researcher, and university educator.

Her work explores relations between systems of power and marginalized subjects, with a focus on the pathologization of physical and mental diversity in science, medicine, and other sociocultural spheres.

Hardy’s research interests include the historical construction of human-nonhuman boundaries, of madness, and of fatness and fat bodies.

Media Expert