Gender norms: always limiting, sometimes deadly | Lisa Cravens-Brown | TEDxOhioStateUniversity

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As a professor in women's, gender, and sexuality studies, Lisa has thought about these topics and the issues around them. By using an explicative to start her talk, Dr. Lisa Cravens-Brown captures the audience's attention to talk about the real issue. Socially constructed gender norms are always limiting, often harmful, and sometimes deadly.

Dr. Cravens-Brown is a triple alumna of The Ohio State University, with a bachelors, masters, and Ph.D. in clinical child psychology. She started teaching at OSU as a graduate student and was hooked from the start. She was a 2014 recipient of the Provost’s Award for Distinguished Teaching by a Lecturer, and also has won the psychology department’s distinguished teaching award. She was named by the Princeton Review as one of the Top 300 Professors in the U.S. She is currently a Senior Lecturer in the department of psychology, where she teaches several large undergraduate courses and coordinates two department-wide courses. She also gives numerous talks on campus each year. In her limited spare time, she participates in community theater productions as an actor, singer, dancer, and director.

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