Dr. Ariane Prohaska
Assistant Department Chair
- Ph.D., University of Akron, 2006
- M.A., University of Akron, 2001
- B.A., Baldwin-Wallace College, 1999
- Social construction of gender
- Fat studies
- Race/class/gender inequality
- Disaster sociology
Prohaska, Ariane and Jeannine A. Gailey. 2019. “Theorizing Fat Oppression: Intersectional Approaches and Methodological Innovations.”Fat Studies 8(1): 1-9.
Prohaska, Ariane and Cassidy Ellis. 2017. “Subversive Scholarship or Anti-Intellectual Identity Politics? An Analysis of Media Frames of Fat Studies.” Fat Studies 7 (1): 268-280.
Smart, Kasi and Ariane Prohaska. 2017. “Social Inequality After the Tuscaloosa Tornado: A Critical Analysis of Rebuilding Efforts.”International Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters 35 (1): 1-8
Prohaska, Ariane. 2014. “‘Help me Get Fat!’ Feederism and Communal Deviance on the Internet.” Deviant Behavior 35 (4): 263-274.
Gailey, Jeannine A. and Ariane Prohaska. 2011. “Power and Gender Negotiations During Interviews with Men About Sex and Sexually Degrading Practices.” Qualitative Research 11 (4): 365-380.
Prohaska, Ariane and Jeannine A. Gailey. 2010. “Achieving Masculinity Through Sexual Predation: The Case of Hogging.” Journal of Gender Studies 19 (1): 13-25.
Prohaska, Ariane. 2018. “Trauma, Tears, and Transformation: Living and Working after Surviving a Tornado.” Pp. 137-146 in Negotiating the Emotional Challenges of Conducting Deeply Personal Research. Edited by Xan Nowakowski and J.E. Sumerau.
Prohaska, Ariane and Jeannine A. Gailey. 2009. “Fat Women as ‘Easy Targets’: Achieving Masculinity through Hogging.” Pp. 158-166 in The Fat Studies Reader. Edited by Esther Rothblum and Sandra Solovay.