School of Health Studies
Western University, Canada
Treena Orchard is an Associate Professor in the School of Health Studies at Western University in London, Ontario. An anthropologist with cultural and medical expertise, she conducts ethnographic research with women and others in sex work, people with HIV/AIDS, Indigenous populations. Her special research interests include sexuality and sex work, gender, marginalization, and the politics of health. Along with publishing and contributing to different academic communities, Treena is involved in local and national activism related to the rights of women and other people. Her first poem was published in From the Cerulean Sea (2014) and her second book with Springer Press came out in early 2017- Remembering the Body: Ethical Issues in Body Mapping Research. Treena lives with her two divine cats, Shiva and Mr. Marbles, and along with yoga and creative writing she enjoys travelling, spending time with family, and finding new ways to experience the world.
Sexuality, Gender & Health, Global and Local Discourse on Sexuality, HIV-Related Risk Behaviour