Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Medical Social Sciences

Francesca  Gaiba, PhD

Francesca Gaiba, PhD

Research Associate Professor of Medical Social Sciences

Focus of Work


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.


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Education and Certification

  • PhD: Syracuse U Main Camp, Anthropology (2007)



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