Jeanne M. Lorentzen


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Researcher Bio

Jeanne M. Lorentzen, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Sociology

Phone : 906-227-2841

Office : 132 Gries Hall

E-mail :

Educational Background

Ph.D. Michigan State University, 2000 (Sociology) M.A. Southern Illinois University, 1991 (Sociology) B.S. Illinois State University (Sociology)

Research interests focus on medical power relations and gender, specifically issues relating to medicalization and the social construction of the body. Delivered numerous papers at sociology conferences, including “Negotiating Normatively Gendered Embodiment,” a paper presented at the 2004 American Sociological Association meetings in San Francisco.

Member of the American Sociological Association, New York State Sociological Association, and the Midwest Sociological Association.


PRIME, interdisciplinary, research, sociology