Katrina Karkazis

Katrina Karkazis is a cultural anthropologist specializing in gender and bioethics and the author of Fixing Sex: Intersex, Medical Authority, and Lived Experience (2008). Her research on the “sex testing” of athletes has appeared in Science, The American Journal of Bioethics, and the BMJ, and led to her appearance as an expert witness in the hearing at the Court of Arbitration for Sport on Dutee Chand’s successful appeal of the IAAF’s hyperandrogenism regulation. She is currently working, with co-author Rebecca Jordan-Young, on a forthcoming book, T: The Unauthorized Biography. (June 2018)


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