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Floretta Boonzaier

Floretta Boonzaier is Associate Professor in Psychology at the University of Cape Town. Her work spans feminist, critical, social and postcolonial psychologies, with interests in intersectional subjectivities, youth subjectivities, gendered and sexual identifications, participatory methodologies and gendered violence. She co-authored South African Women Living with HIV: Global lessons from local voices published by Indiana University Press, and wrote for Women Voicing Resistance: Discursive and narrative explorations, published by Routledge, 2014. Her work has appeared in journals such as Feminism & Psychology, British Journal of Criminology, Culture, Health & Sexuality, Journal of Gender Studies and Violence Against Women. In 2010 she received the runner-up award in the South African Department of Science and Technology’s Women in Science awards, for the category of Distinguished Young Woman Researcher in the Social Sciences or Humanities. She is an alumna Fellow of the W.E.B. Du Bois Research Institute at the Hutchins Center, Harvard University. She also serves on the board of the NGO, RAPCAN (Resources Aimed at the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect).

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