Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Medical Social Sciences

Francesca  Gaiba, PhD

Francesca Gaiba, PhD

Research Associate Professor of Medical Social Sciences



625 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 2722
Chicago IL 60611

gaiba( at )

Education and Certification

PhD: Syracuse U Main Camp, Anthropology (2007)


Description of Interests

Cultural anthropology; the anthropology of sexuality; sexuality studies; lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) studies; queer theory; gender studies; feminist anthropology. Race and ethnic studies; intersectionality; social justice. Language and culture; cross-cultural communication; translation theory; history of interpretation; history of the Nuremberg Trial; international human rights.

Interests (Keywords)

Faculty Development; Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Healthcare; Public Health; Public Policy; Qualitative research methods; Social science

Research and Publications

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