Meleo-Erwin, Zoe C.

Eastern CT State University
United States
Zoe Meleo-Erwin is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Eastern Connecticut State University. Her research focuses on examining weight-based stigma as both a health and social problem. Her previous publications appear in Feminism and Psychology; Health: An Interdisciplinary Journal for the Social Study of Health, Illness and Medicine, and International Review of Qualitative Research. She can be found at


  • Articles
    Story spreads out through time the behaviors or bodies – the shapes – a self has been or will be, each replacing the one before. Hence a story has before and after, gain and loss. It goes somewhere…Moreover, shape or body is crucial, not incidental, to story.  It carries story; it makes story visible; in a sense it is story. Shape (or visible body) is in space what story is in...Read more