doc. PhDr. Kateřina Nedbálková, Ph.D.
Motto: “A black cat crossing your path signifies that the animal is going somewhere.” Groucho Marx
Kateřina Nedbálková works as an Associate Professor in the Gender Studies program at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Masaryk University, Czech Republic. Her current research focuses on working class families, gay and lesbian families and men's and women's prisons. Her academic interests include the sociology of deviance, gender and sexuality, and ethnography. She published the study Incarcerated Pleasure: (Re)construction of Gender and Sexuality in Women ´s Prison [Praha: SLON 2006, in Czech] and Mothers of Courage: Lesbian families in late modern society [Praha: SLON 2011, in Czech]. She contributes to Czech academic journals and English-language volumes. Her recent research projects include: Program of applied research and development of national and cultural identity, [Ministry of Culture] – co-researcher - Memory of Roma workers; GAČR [The Czech Science Foundation] – Lesbian families: non-heterosexual families and parenthood in late modern society; 2006 – 2009 GAČR [The Czech Science Foundation] – co-researcher - Educational choices and anticipation of chances on the Labor Market from Gender Perspective; 2005 – 2006 GAČR [The Czech Science Foundation] – Prison as a gendered institution.
- Nedbálková, K., K. Sidiropulu Janků (ed.). 2015. Doing Research, Making Science: The Memory of Roma Workers. Brno: CDK.
- Nedbálková, K. 2011. Matky kuráže: Lesbické rodiny v pozdně moderní společnosti. Praha: SLON.
- Nedbálková, K. 2016. Spoutaná Rozkoš: (re) produkce genderu a sexuality v ženské věznici. Praha: SLON.