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Featured Author: Jenny Ellison

Featured Author: Jenny Ellison

Jenny Ellison is the Curator of Sport and Leisure at the Canadian Museum of History.


"I’m fortunate to have published twice with UTP, as co-editor of Obesity in Canada (2016) and author of Being Fat: Women, Weight and Feminist Activism. UTP was the first in Canada to publish works in critical fat studies, demonstrating their commitment to amplifying new scholarly ideas and authors. The formidable marketing and distribution teams at UTP ensure that the books are widely available through booksellers and in libraries in Canada and internationally."