Josefin Persdotter

Senior Lecturer

Department of Sociology and Work
Visiting address
Skanstorget 18
41122 Göteborg
Postal address
Box 720
40530 Göteborg

About Josefin Persdotter

Josefin Persdotter is a PhD in Sociology and Science and Technology Studies. Her research has circled everyday menstrual practices and technologies that relates to cleanliness and dirtiness. Her dissertation is entitled Menstrual dirt - An exploration of contemporary menstrual hygiene practices in Sweden.

Persdotter has worked with menstruation as a theme through social media, art, education, and academia since 2006. She is the co-founder of the organisation MENSEN - forum för menstruation, and a member of the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research.

Persdotter is currently focusing on educational assignments at the university, but is also working on studies regarding menstrual odor and activist-scholarship respectively. She is also involved in a project that explores critical menstruation research in the arctic region: Arctic Periods: Transnational Knowledge about Menstrual History and Wellbeing.