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Kathleen Broussard

PhD Candidate in Sociology, University of Texas at Austin

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Broussard's research focuses on the ways society shapes women's sexual and reproductive experiences. Overarching themes of Broussard's work include embodiment, fertility intentions and ideals, and sexual and reproductive autonomy. She is currently conducting analysis on a project of that explores the experiences of individuals who choose to self-manage their abortion outside of the clinic setting.


New Research on U.S. Women Who Seek Abortion Care Online

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"Experiences of Women in Ireland Who Accessed Abortion by Traveling Abroad or by Using Abortion Medication at Home: A Qualitative Study" (with Kathleen Broussard, Dana M. Johnson, and Elisa Padron). (2018).

Examines the impact of Ireland's restrictive abortion laws on women's options for accessing abortion, their decision-making regarding which pathway to follow, and their experiences with their chosen approach.