Dr. Limor Meoded Danon

Buber Fellow: 
Academic interests: 

Ethics and bio-Social discourse surrounding Intersex bodies; the sociology of the body and embodiment; Queer studies; narrative methodology; phenomenology, Sociology of knowledge.

Current Projects: 

From Producing to Undermining the Category of “Sex”: A Comparative Study of Bio-medical Practices Regarding Intersexed (DSD) Bodies in Israel and Germany.

Curriculum Vitae: 

My Doctorate thesis title is " Intersexuality and the “sexing process”: The paradox of sex category". It was conducted at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, at the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, under the supervision of Prof. Niza Yanay.
The courses I taught in Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Eilat Campus, Sapir Academic College and Achva Academic College are: Qualitative Research Methods, Social Psychology of the Self, Sociology of the Body, Sociological and Anthropological Theories, Introduction to Sociology, Science, Sex, Gender.
I got the teaching excellence award in 2013 from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and in 2009 from Achva Academic College.
I am member at the EuroPSI- European Network for Psychosocial Studies in Intersex/DSD, and at the Cost action DSDnet- European Cooperation in Science and Technology.

Authored books

Meoded Danon, L. (2014). What kind of body? The paradox of intersexed people’s sexing process. Tel Aviv, Israel: Resling. (Hebrew)

Chapters in collective volumes

Meoded Danon, L. (2015). Whose body is this, anyway? Intersexual adolescents struggle with the corporeal secret. In E. Lachover, E. Peled, & M. Komem (Eds.), Girlhood and bodies (Hebrew, in press).

Refereed articles in scientific journals
  • Meoded Danon, L. (2014).The ramification of the “sexing" process” on intersexed people: The tension between the subjective body and the Bio-Social Body. Theory and Criticism, 42, 125-150. (Hebrew)
  • Meoded Danon, L., & Yanay, N. (accepted- Dec. 2014). Intersexuality: On secret bodies and secrecy. Studies in Gender and Sexuality.
  • Meoded Danon, L. (2015).The Body/Secret Dynamic: Life Experiences of Intersexed People in Israel. Sage Open, April 11, 1-13.
  • Meoded Danon, L. (2015). Between my Body and my "Dead Body": Narratives of Coma. Qualitative Health Research, 1-14.
Articles in preparation

Meoded Danon, L. Falling in the Liminal Traps of Secrecy: Lessons from my Research Journey on Intersexed/DSD People in Israel. Submitted to Qualitative Health Research, 18.10.15.