Cathryn Lucas-Carr

Health & Sports Studies
University of Iowa

Cathryn Lucas-Carr is a PhD candidate in Health and Sport Studies. She is researching, teaching, and writing about sport and physical activity from an anti-racist, transgender perspective. In her dissertation, she examines the shifting definitions of transsexuality and transgender within the sporting context. She is currently working on a project in which she traces the use of spatialized metaphors in constructing transgender subjectivity. Cathryn is also busy queering the fitness industry through culturally & politically conscious personal training and working toward gender, race, and economic justice as an organizer for UE Local 896-COGS.