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Dr. Beverly Yuen Thompson

Dr. Beverly Yuen Thompson is an Associate Professor and Chair of Sociology at Siena College, in Albany, NY. She earned her MA & Ph.D. in Sociology from the New School for Social Research in New York City. She also earned an MA in Women's Studies from San Diego State University. Her first book, Covered in Ink: Tattoos, Women and the Politics of the Body was published by New York University Press in 2015. She directed the documentary Covered (2010), which overviews women in the tattoo community. As both a documentary filmmaker and ethnographer, her research explores "deviant" subcultures and activism. You can follow her work at: https://snakegrrl.wordpress.com/