Kempner, Joanna (2017) “Invisible people with invisible pain. A Commentary on “Even my sister says I’m acting like a crazy to get a check: Race, gender, and moral boundary-work in women’s claims of disabling chronic pain.” Social Science & Medicine. 189: 152-142. [link]
Kempner, Joanna (2016) “What Biology Can’t Do.” Headache. 56(5): 1047-1052. [link]
Kempner, Joanna (2015) “The production of forbidden knowledge.” Routledge International Handbook of Ignorance Studies. Eds. Matthias Gross and Linsey McGoey. Routledge. [link]
Young, William B., Iris X. Tian, Jung E. Park, Joanna Kempner (2013) “The stigma of migraine.” Public Library of Science One 8(1). e54074. [link]
Young, William B., Joanna Kempner, Elizabeth W. Loder, Jason Roberts, Judy Segal, Miriam Solomon, Roger Cady, Kaura Janoff, Robert Sheeler, Teri Robert, Jennifer Yocum, and Fred D. Sheftell (2012) “Naming migraine and those who have it.” Headache 52(2): 283-291. [Link]
Kempner, Joanna, Jon F. Merz, Charles L. Bosk (2011) “Forbidden knowledge: Public controversy and the production of nonknowledge.” Sociological Forum 26(3): 475-500. Lead article. [Link]
Frickel, Scott, Sahra Gibbon, Jeff Howard, Gwen Ottinger, Joanna Kempner, David Hess. (2010) “Undone science: Charting social movement and civil society challenges to research agenda setting.” Science, Technology and Human Values 35(4). 444-473. [Link]
Kempner, Joanna (2008) “The chilling effect: How do researchers react to controversy?” Public Library of Science Medicine 5(11): e222. [Link]
Kempner, Joanna (2006) “Uncovering the man in medicine: Lessons learned from a case study of cluster headache.” Gender & Society 20(5): 532-565.[Link]
For more on masculinity and cluster headaches, click here.
Kempner, Joanna (2006) “Gendering the migraine market: Do representations of illness matter?” Social Science & Medicine 63(8): 1986-1997. [Link]
Kempner, Joanna, Clifford S. Perlis, Jon F. Merz (2005) “Forbidden knowledge.” Science 307: 854. [Link]
Response to letters from Williamson OM, Fish, JM, and Wendl MC , “The question of forbidden knowledge”: Kempner, J, Perlis, CS, Merz, JF. Science vol. 308: 1549-1550.