Amy Agigian, PhD

Executive Director

Amy Agigian, PhD, is Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice at Suffolk University (Boston), where she is the Founding Director of the Center for Women’s Health and Human Rights. She is the author of Baby Steps: How Lesbian Alternative Insemination is Changing the World as well as articles, reviews, encyclopedia entries, and a memoir in progress. Trained in the sociology of women, gender, sexuality and health, both at the University of California at Santa Cruz and at Brandeis University, her teaching and professional presentations have addressed issues including commercial and technological procreation, feminist approaches to infertility, CEDAW and related human rights methodologies, and the politics of women’s health. She is honored and thrilled to be pursuing her feminist dreams as Executive Director of Our Bodies Ourselves Today, which will bring critical, intersectional feminist health and sexuality information to further generations of women, girls, and gender-expansive people.