Assistant Professor, Dept. of Sociology, UCI School of Social Sciences
Sabrina Strings, Ph.D. is an assistant professor of sociology at the University of California, Irvine. Her research examines how race, sex(uality), and class are inscribed on the body, such that the body itself can be marshaled to maintain social hierarchies. Her articles and essays are featured in venues including Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, Feminist Media Studies, Truthout independent news media,
and The Feminist Wire
. Her forthcoming book, Thin, White, and Saved
: Fat Stigma and the Fear of the Big Black Body
will be published by NYU press. A 200hr certified yoga teacher, Sabrina teaches donation-based yoga in community centers and community clinics. She is a co-founding editor for Race and Yoga Journal
, and has co-organized workshops and conferences on spiritual justice throughout California.