Dr. Kathryn (Kate) Henne holds the Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) in Biogovernance, Law and Society at the University of Waterloo, where she is an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology and Legal Studies and a fellow of the Balsillie School of International Affairs. She also holds an Australian Research Council Discovery Early Career Researcher Award at RegNet, the School of Regulation and Global Governance at the Australian National University. She has lectured at several other universities (University of Melbourne, University of San Diego, University of California – Irvine, California State University – Long Beach) in the areas of law and society, gender and sexuality studies, sociology, and physical cultural studies.
Dr. Henne is the author of Testing for Athlete Citizenship: Regulating Doping and Sex in Sport (Rutgers University Press, 2015). The bulk of her work focuses on technologies of regulation, with a focus on how they come to affect populations differently in practice. Her areas of expertise are regulation and governance, gender, science and technology studies, surveillance, biomedicine, and health.