Tanfer Emin Tunc is an Assistant Professor in the Department of American Culture and Literature at Hacettepe University, located in Ankara, Turkey. She earned her Ph.D. in the social and cultural history of the modern United States from the State University of New York at Stony Brook (2005). Her research interests include the history of women's health; gender, sexuality, and reproduction; and media studies. Dr. Tunc has published on topics as diverse as American eugenics, sexuality and film, reproductive technologies, and breast cancer.
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