Jocelyn Viterna is Professor of Sociology and Director of Undergraduate Studies at Harvard University. Her current research examines how the passage of anti-abortion legislation in El Salvador has transformed the Salvadoran legal, judicial, and medical systems, with powerful and negative consequences for the health and freedom of pregnant people living there. You may read more about this project, plus Viterna’s earlier work on social mobilization and gender, by clicking the “Research” tab above.
Research Interests: Gender, politics, law, social mobilization, reproductive health, reproductive justice, criminalization of abortion, violence, Central America
Curriculum Vitae (November 2021)