Ruth Barcan

Ruth Barcan works in the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies at the University of Sydney. Her research interests include the pedagogical, political and personal dimensions of higher education. She is the author of Nudity: A Cultural Anatomy (Berg, 2004); Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Bodies, Therapies, Senses (Berg, 2011); and Academic Life and Labour in the New University: Hope and Other Choices (Ashgate, 2013).