Sarah E. Frank (“Frankie”)

Frankie (Sarah E. Frank) is currently a PhD candidate and lecturer at the University of Wisconsin – Madison in the Department of Sociology and the Department of Legal Studies.

Head ShotFrankie has been honored as a Comm-B Writing Intensive Teaching Fellow, University Housing Honored Instructor and received the Early Excellence Teaching Award (2018) for teaching assistants across UW Madison. Frankie has been a two-time Alpha Kappa Delta (AKD) Teaching & Learning Fellow, and serves as the AKD Graduate Council Representative. She has also lectured at Madison Area Technical College. 

Certifications include: LGBTQIA Safe Spaces, Undocumented Student Safe Spaces, Alpha Kappa Delta Teaching & Learning, Midwest Sociological Society Teaching & Learning, CRLA Tutoring (NCAA).

Research interests include: gender, sexuality, law, menstruation, queer theory, relationships, intimacy, sex roles, bodies & embodiment, institutions and regulation, intersectionality, qualitative methods.

  • Current Projects
    • Tampon Taxation, Law & Governance of Bodies 
    • Endometriosis and Medical Institutions
    • Menstruation and Race in Medicine
    • Military Menstruation

Memberships include: American Sociological Association, National Women’s Studies Association, Sociologists for Women in Society, Alpha Kappa Delta Sociology Honors Society, Society for Menstrual Cycle Research 

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