Julia McReynolds-Perez

Associate Professor of Sociology

Address: 19 St. Philip Street, Room 301
E-mail: mcreynoldsperezja@cofc.edu


Ph.D., Sociology, University of Wisconsin – Madison Dissertation: Misoprostol for the Masses: The Activist-Led Proliferation of Pharmaceutical Abortion in Argentina

MA, Latin American Studies, The University of Texas at Austin

BA, Spanish Language and Literature, New College of Florida, Sarasota, Florida

Research Interests

  • Sexualities
  • Reproductive Rights
  • Global Health
  • Immigration
  • Latin America
  • Feminism

Courses Taught

  • SOCY 102:  Contemporary Social Issues
  • SOCY 271:  Introduction to Social Research
  • SOCY 272:  Making Sense of Sociological Data
  • SOCY 332:  Collective Behavior
  • SOCY 369:  Special Topics - Latinx Experiences in the US
  • SOCY 369:  Special Topics – Sociology of Sexualities


“Abortion as Empowerment: Reproductive Rights Activism in a Legally Restricted Context.” BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 17(2). November 2017. Special Issue on Women’s Health and Empowerment sponsored by the University of California Global Health Institute’s Centre of Expertise on Women’s Health and Empowerment.

 “No Doctors Required: Lay Activist Expertise and Pharmaceutical Abortion in Argentina.” Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 42(2). Winter 2017.