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    PUBLICATIONS

    PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES

    1. Meleo-Erwin, Z. (Forthcoming). “No one is as invested in your continued good health as you should be:” An exploration of the post-surgical relationships between weight-loss surgery patients and their home bariatric clinics. Sociology of Health and Illness.

    2. Meleo-Erwin, Z.; Basch, C.; MacLean, S.; Scheibner, C., & Cadorett, V. (2017). “To Each His Own:” Discussions of Vaccine Decision-Making in Top Parenting Blogs. Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics.13(8). DOI: 10.1080/21645515.2017.1321182

    3. Meleo-Erwin, Z. (2015). ‘Shape Carries Story:’ Navigating the World as Fat. M/C Journal. 18(3). 

    4. Meleo-Erwin, Z. (2012) Disrupting Normal. Toward the ‘Ordinary and Familiar’ in Fat Politics. Feminism and Psychology. 22(3): 388-402.

    5. Meleo-Erwin, Z. (2011). ‘A Beautiful Show of Strength:’ Weight Loss and the Fat Activist Self. Health: An Interdisciplinary Journal for the Social Study of Health, Illness and Medicine. 15(2): 188-205.

    6. Meleo-Erwin, Z. (2010). Fat Bodies, Qualitative Research and the Spirit of Participatory Action Research. International Review of Qualitative Research. 3(3): 335-350. 

    BOOK CHAPTERS

    1. Meleo-Erwin, Z. (2014). Queering the Linkages and Divergences: The Relationship Between Fatness and Disability and the Hope for a Livable World. In S. Murray, C. Pause, & J.Wykes (eds) Queering Fat Embodiment. Ashgate. pp.97-114.

    2. Meleo-Erwin, Z. (2012). ‘I Just Couldn’t Keep it in Control Anymore:’ Weight Loss Surgery, Food Addiction, and Anti-Fat Stigma. In J. Netherland (ed.) Critical Perspectives on Addiction (Advances in Medical Sociology, Volume 14), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp.201-224.

    3. Meleo-Erwin, Z. & Katz Rothman, B. (2010). ‘Choice’ and Justice: Motherhood in a Global Context. In L. Davies, R. Daellenbach, & M. Kensington (eds) Sustainability, Midwifery and Birth. Routledge.

    OTHER PUBLICATIONS

    1. Meleo-Erwin, Z. (2013). “‘Banding Together:’ Biosociality, Weight Loss Surgery, and Neoliberal Discourses Around Obesity.” (Doctoral Dissertation).

    2. Freudenberg, N.; Daniels, J. & Meleo-Erwin, Z. (2008, Jan). Youth-Involved Street Survey of Health Enhancing and Health Damaging Messages in Disparate Urban Neighborhoods Using Digital Technology. Corporations and Health Watch. 

    3. Meleo-Erwin, Z. (2008). Fat Activism. The Cultural Encyclopedia of the Body. (Pitts-Taylor, V. Ed.) Santa Barbara: Greenwood Press.

    4. Meleo-Erwin, Z. (2007, Nov). McDonald’s and Children’s Health: The Production of New Customers. Corporations and Health Watch. 

    PRESENTATIONS

    ACADEMIC PRESENTATIONS

    1. Meleo-Erwin, Z. Patients' Perspectives on the Role of Post-Operative Support Following Bariatric Surgery: A Qualitative Analysis. Explorations. William Paterson University, Wayne, N.J. April 17, 2018.

    2. Meleo-Erwin, Z. Post-Surgical Relationships between Bariatric Patients and their Home Bariatric Clinics. 23rd Annual Public Health Symposium. (Poster presentation). Rutgers University - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, N.J. April 2, 2018. 

    3. Hammouda, M. (Student), Basch, C. H., Meleo-Erwin, Z., Kecojevic, A. A narrative analysis of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) YouTube Videos. 23rd Annual Public Health Symposium. (Poster Presentation).  Rutgers School of Public Health, Piscataway, NJ, United States. April 2, 2018.

    4. Meleo-Erwin, Z. "No One is as Invested in Your Continued Health as You Should Be:" An Exploration of Post-Surgical Relationships between Bariatric Patients and their Home Batriatric Clinics. Eastern Sociological Society Annual Conference. Baltimore, M.D. February 25, 2018.

    5. Meleo-Erwin, Z. Controlling the Uncontrollable: Bariatric Surgery, 'Food Addiction,' and Anti-Fat Stigma. National Women's Studies Association Annual Conference. Milwaukee, W.I. November 15, 2015

    6. Meleo-Erwin, Z. Shifting Calculations: The Invisible Work of Weight Loss. Eastern Sociological Society Annual Conference.  New York, N.Y. February 28, 2015.

    7. Meleo-Erwin, Z. ‘I Just Couldn’t Keep it in Control Anymore:’ Weight Loss Surgery, Food Addiction, and Anti-Fat Stigma. Eastern Sociological Society Annual Conference. Boston, Massachusetts. March, 23, 2013.

    8. Meleo-Erwin, Z. Queer Bodies: Forging Strategic Connection Between Fatness and Disability. Cripples, Idiots, Lepers, and Freaks: Extraordinary Bodies / Extraordinary Minds. CUNY Graduate Center. March 23, 2012.

    9. Meleo-Erwin, Z. ‘Banding Together:’ The Biosociality of Weight Loss Surgery. Eastern Sociological Society Annual Conference. New York, NY. February 23, 2012.

    10. Meleo-Erwin, Z. Navigating the shift from fat to thin(er): The Biosociality of Weight Loss Surgery Support Forums. Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting. New York, NY. February 24, 2012.

    11. Meleo-Erwin, Z. Queering the Linkages and Divergences: The Relationship Between Fatness and Disability and the Hope for a Livable World. Breaking Boundaries: Body Politics and the Dynamics of Difference. Sarah Lawrence College. March 5, 2011. 

    INVITED TALKS

    1.Meleo-Erwin, Z. Obligations of Weight Loss Surgery: Who is responsible for the long-term care of bariatric patients? Bioethics Club. William Paterson University. October 25, 2018.

    2. Meleo-Erwin, Z. Qualitative Research Methods in Public Health. City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy. November 13, 2017.

    3. Meleo-Erwin, Z. Fat Bodies, Neoliberal Times: Thinking through the Connections between Weight-Based Stigma, Race, Class, and Gender. Marymount College. September 21, 2015.

    4. Meleo-Erwin, Z. Anti-Fat Stigma, Health & Subjectivity. Bucks County Community College. August 2, 2012

    5. Meleo-Erwin, Z. The Fat Body-Self: A Critical Exploration. Bucks County Community College. July 26, 2011.