You can download a PDF of my full CV (click here– Oct 2019 version).

Below is a shortened form of my full CV.


2016    PhD University of California, San Francisco
2009    MPH Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
2006    BS, Psychology University of Science & Arts of OK, Chickasha, OK


2017-               Assistant Professor of Sociology, CSU East Bay, Hayward, CA

RESEARCH INTERESTS:Medical Sociology, embodiment, obesity/fat studies, health disparities, LGBTQ/queer health, sexuality & sex work, mixed research methods.


Selected Refereed Journal Articles

2018 Ingraham, N. Perceptions of Body Size and Health among Older Queer Women of Size Following Participation in a Health Program. Journal of Culture, Health & Sexuality. Online first.

2018 Ingraham, N., Erin Wingo, & Sarah Roberts. Inclusion of LGBTQ Persons in research related to pregnancy risk: A cognitive interview study. BMJ Sexual & Reproductive Health. Online first.

2018 Gomez, Anu, Arteaga, Stephanie, Ingraham, Natalie, Arcara, Jennet, & Villasenor, Elodia. It’s not planned, but is it okay? The acceptability of unplanned pregnancy among young couples. Women’s Health Issues. 28(5): 408-414.

2016 Ingraham, N., Harbatkin, D., Lorvick, J., Plumb, M. & Minnis AM. Women’s Health and Mindfulness (WHAM): A Randomized Intervention among Older Lesbian/Bisexual Women. Health Promotion & Practice.

2016 Ingraham, N. Magrini, D. Brooks, J. Harbatkin, D., Radix, A. Haynes, SG. Two Tailored Provider Curricula Promoting Healthy Weight in Lesbian and Bisexual Women. Women’s Health Issues, 26: S36-S42.

2015 Ingraham, N., Pratt, V., & Gorton, N. Counting Trans* Patients: A Community Health Center Case Study. Transgender Studies Quarterly, 2(1): 136-147

2015 Eliason, M., Ingraham, N., Fogel, S., Lorvick, J., Maurey, D.R., McElroy, J., & Haynes, S. A Systematic Review of the Literature on Weight in Sexual Minority Women. Women’s Health Issues, 25(2):162-75. doi: 10.1016/j.whi.2014.12.001.

2014 Satinsky, Sonya. & Ingraham, Natalie. At the intersection of Public Health and Fat Studies: Critical perspectives on the measurement of body size. Journal of Fat Studies, 3(2). DOI: 10.1080/21604851.2014.889505.

2014 Ingraham, Natalie., Roberts. Sarah & Weitz, Tracy. Prior Family Planning Experiences of Obese Women Seeking Abortion Care. Women’s Health Issues, 24(1), e125-e130.

Book Chapters
2019 Ingraham, Natalie “Health at Every Size (HAES™) as a Reform (Social) Movement within Public Health: A Situational Analysis”. Book Chapter in The Body & Embodiment Handbook, Ed. Natalie Boero & Kate Mason. Oxford University Press.

2015 Ingraham, Natalie. “Queering Porn: Gender and size diversity within SF Bay Area Queer Pornography”. Fat Sex: New Directions in Theory and Activism. Ed. Caroline Walters and Helen Hester. London: Routledge.


California State University, East Bay, Dept. of Sociology & Social Services

Research Methods, Sociology of the Family, Sociology of Gender, Sociology of Sexualities
Sociology Capstone


2017-2018 & 2019-2020     CSU East Bay Faculty Support Grant ($12,000)
Project: “Exploring the increase of transgender health care in family planning clinics in the United States”


2017    UCSF-UC Berkeley Students for Racial Justice, Inclusion, Diversity and Equity (STRIDE) Combating Weight Stigma and Fat Phobia in Healthcare

2017    San Francisco State University. Master’s of Public Health Program
Qualitative Health Research Panel

2017    Planned Parenthood of Northern California Quarterly Staff Meeting
Workshop title: Weight stigma in the reproductive health context

2014    San Francisco Community Clinic Consortium/California Area Health Education Center Workshop title: Gender, Sexuality and Body Size Cultural Competency for Community Health Centers.

2012    National Abortion Federation, Washington, DC Weight Stigma & Reproductive Healthcare: A Dissertation Project Proposal.

2011    National Sexuality Resource Center (NSRC) Summer Institute on Sexuality, San Francisco, CA Queering pornography: Narratives of participation and diversity in queer pornography.

Additional Training

2017 CA Breast Cancer Research Program QuickStart Training in Community-Based Participatory Research
2008  Summer Institute on Sexuality, Culture & Society, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands


Recent Service to the Profession

2016-present    Sociologists for Trans Justice, American Sociological Association
2013, 2018      Program Organizer, Bay Area Sociologists for Women in Society Chapter
2018-2019       Program Committee, ASA Body/Embodiment Section
2018-2019       Local Planning Member, Pacific Sociological Association Social Conscience Committee
2014-2017       Communications Committee (Co-Webmaster), ASA Medical Sociology Section
2016-2017       Program Committee, ASA Body/Embodiment Section
2014-2017       Board Member, Journal of Fat Studies
2014-2016       Mentorship Committee, ASA Body/Embodiment Section

Referee: Social Currents, Critical Public Health, International Journal of Men’s Health, Qualitative Health Research, Social Problems, Journal of Fat Studies, Archives of Sexuality Behavior

Community Service
2018-               USAO Pathways Alumni Mentoring Program (virtual/Chickasha, OK)
2017-               Boost (elementary tutoring program), Oakland, CA
2011-               Member, Big Moves Bay Area, Berkeley, CA
2014- 2016      Member, About Bodies: A Direct Action Community Group, Oakland, CA

American Sociological Association (ASA)
ASA Section on Body & Embodiment
ASA Section on Sexualities
ASA Medical Sociology Section
Pacific Sociological Association
Society for Family Planning
Abortion Care Network Ally Member
Sociologists for Women in Society (SWS)


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