Zakiya Luna

President's Postdoctoral Fellow
Center on Reproductive Rights and Justice
University of California, Berkeley School of Law
2850 Telegraph Avenue, Suite 500
Berkeley, CA 94705-7220
Tel: (510) 643-2335
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Zakiya Luna is a UC President’s Postdoctoral Fellow hosted by the Center on Reproductive Rights and Justice at Berkeley Law. She is also affiliated with the Departments of Gender and Women's Studies and Sociology and the Center for the Study of Law and Society. She earned a joint PhD in Sociology and Women’s Studies from University of Michigan (2011), where she also earned her Masters of Social Work (2009). Her research was has been funded by multiple sources including the National Science Foundation. She has published in Research in Social Movements, Conflict and Change, Sociological Inquiry, Feminist Studies,  Societies without Borders: Social Science and Human Rights and has a forthcoming article in the Annual Review of law and Social Science (with Kristin Luker). In 2011-2 she was the Mellon Foundation Sawyer Seminar in Human Rights Postdoctoral Fellow at University of Wisconsin, Madison. She is currently working on a book manuscript on the reproductive justice movement entitled Reproductive Justice for All: Identity Politics, Human Rights, and the (Un) Making of a Movement. Starting in Fall 2014, she will be an Assistant Professor of Sociology at University of California, Santa Barbara.