Amy Blackstone

University of Maine, Professor of Sociology

Amy Blackstone is a Professor of Sociology at the University of Maine where she studies childlessness and the childfree choice, workplace harassment, and civic engagement. Her work has been published in a variety of peer-reviewed journals including American Sociological Review, Law & Society Review, Sociology Compass, and Gender & Society. Professor Blackstone’s research has been featured by media outlets including the Katie show, public radio, NBC, CNN, TODAY, New York Magazine, Huffington Post, and other local and national venues.

My Sessions

"You'll die alone! And other myths of the childfree"

Thursday Showcase Event Myth-Busting, MSF Style! What does science have to do with the world around us? Plenty! Combine libation, laughter, and lessons you’ll never forget. Join us as we kick off this year’s MSF by busting some of the myths surrounding GMOs, and people who chose to be child-free. Recommended Audience: 21+ Free Event, space […]

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