Medical Humanities Research
How can our language expose our obsession with certain topics? How has disease infected our very language and thought?
Bleeding Sores and Globalization
My article on how Daniel Defoe uses oozing sores to comment about the importance of global community connections
Disability and Care
“Bartleby, the Scrivener,” is one of the most haunting 19th-century short stories. In this essay, I use a disability theory lens to uncover the true tragedy of the story.
Zombies and U.S. Healthcare
How can zombie bodies teach us about the inequities of the U.S. health care system?
Syphilis and Selfhood
An edited volume with essays consider how syphilis and understandings of it shaped how people have seen themselves over time, whether infected or not.
Motherhood in the Digital Age
This co-authored book explores how maternity advice has changed as it is filtered through new media sources, replacing face-to-face encounters.