Cat Pausé, PhD

Senior Lecturer in Palmerston North, New Zealand

Cat Pausé, PhD

Senior Lecturer in Palmerston North, New Zealand

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Cat Pausé is the lead editor of Queering Fat Embodiment(Ashgate). Her research focuses on the effects of fat stigma on the health and well-being of fat individuals and how fat activists resist the fatpocalypse. Her work appears in scholarly journals such as Human Development, Feminist Review, HERDSA, and Narrative Inquiries in Bioethics,as well as online in The Huffington Post and The Conversation, among others. She hosted Fat Studies: Reflective Intersections in 2012 and Fat Studies: Identity, Agency, Embodiment in 2016. Cat is also involved in sociable scholarship; her work is highlighted in her social media presence, Friend of Marilyn, on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, iTunes, and her blog. Her fat positive radio show, Friend of Marilyn, is travelling the world – make sure your city is on the tour!

  • Work
    • I am on faculty at Massey University
  • Education
    • Texas Tech University
    • Texas State University