Dr. Lisa Weasel

Lisa Weasel is a biologist and interdisciplinary scholar whose work seeks to connect science and social justice. Her interdisciplinary scholarship and teaching spans feminist science studies, environmental health, and food, ethics and sustainability.

She is the author of the book Food Fray: Inside the Controversy over Genetically Modified Food (2009, Amacom) and a co-editor of the anthology Feminist Science Studies: A New Generation (2001, Routledge). She is a frequent speaker to community and education groups on issues relating to the social implications of science and technology.

Lisa Weasel received an A.B. magna cum laude in Biology from Harvard College and her PhD in Cell and Molecular Biology from the University of Cambridge. She is currently Department Chair and Professor of Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Portland State University.