Johanna Hood

Institute for Society and Globalization, Roskilde University, Denmark

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Johanna Hood


Johanna Hood is an assistant professor at Roskilde University’s Institute for Society and Globalization, Denmark. Johanna’s research focuses on the role of Chinese celebrities in politics and public health; the commodification and shortages of blood and its donation in China; and the impact of local conceptions about race and ethnicity on Chinese media and public understandings of illness. Johanna is the author of HIV/AIDS, Health and the Media in China (Routledge, 2011) and a variety of journal articles and chapters in edited volumes on celebrity, inequality, sexuality and HIV/AIDS. She was a postdoctoral fellow at CIW before joining The Department of Society and Globalisation as Roskilde University.

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