Jacquelyne Luce

  • Senior Lecturer in Gender Studies
Jacquelyne Luce

Jacquelyne Luce’s teaching and research explore the interconnected worlds of activism, research, and care that contribute to the development, use and governance of emerging medical technologies, especially within the fields of assisted reproduction and genetics/genomics. She is the author of Beyond Expectation: Lesbian/Bi/Queer Women and Assisted Conception (University of Toronto Press, 2010). She teaches courses on feminist health politics, reproductive and genetic technologies, transnational medical mobilities, and feminist technoscience governance. She is currently exploring emerging transnational rare disease knowledge cultures and the ‘participatory knowledge politics’ of governing mitochondrial replacement techniques.


  • Ph.D., M.A., York University
  • B.A., University of Toronto

Recent Grants

Jacquelyne Luce and colleagues Kristin Bright at Middlebury College and Sarah Willen at the University of Connecticut have been awarded a $5,000 seed grant from the New England Humanities Consortium for their project, "Feminist Health Futures: Enacting Collaborative Pedagogies in Health Humanities." The grant will support a series of online dialogues about emerging models of collaborative undergraduate research and public scholarship in the health humanities and a workshop at Middlebury College in the late spring of 2023.

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