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About Natalie C. Boero

Natalie Boero is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at San Jose State University. She received her PhD from the University of California at Berkeley in 2006 and A BA in Sociology from Linfield College in 1996. Her first book, Killer Fat: Media, Medicine and Morals in the American Obesity Epidemic is forthcoming from Rutgers University Press. The book is a sociological investigation of the development and significance of the American obesity epidemic
With Professor C.J. Pascoe she is currently co-authoring a book entitled Anas, Mias and Wannas: Identity and Community in a Pro-Ana Subculture. In it they examine online pro-eating disorder communities.


Present Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, San Jose State University


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