Department of Women's & Gender Studies

Karie A. Gubbins


Office:   Hunziker Hall 132
Phone:   973-720-4284
Office Hours:   By appointment

Department: Women's and Gender Studies
Position: Adjunct Professor
Area Specialization: Human Affairs, Prostitution, Sex Trafficking


The Global Sex Trade: Economics, Policy and the State, Pluto Press: London, UK, forthcoming February 2012.

“FEMEN’s Unfeminist Tactics? A Response to Rising Sex Tourism in Ukraine” (January 3, 2011) in ZNet

Conference Participation

“Repertoires of Power Against Sex Tourism in the Ukraine.” Panel Member. ASN 16th Annual World Convention. Harriman Institute, Columbia University, New York City, NY. April 2011.

“Dangerous Politics for Women in Prostitution: Comparing Failure of Contemporary Policies.” Panel Member. Legal Challenges to Gender-Based Violence: An APSA Preconference Workshop. American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C. August 2010.

“The New Slavery and the Global Sex Industry: The New Abolitionists.” Panel Chair. Left Forum 2009. Pace University, New York City, New York. April 2009.

 “National Policy Responses to Emerging Global Sex Industries.” Panel Member, Women and Gender in a Comparative Perspective. Northeastern Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts. November 2008.