Short CV

Education

Ph.D. in the History of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, 2017.

A.B. in Social Studies, Harvard College, 2008.

Professional Appointments

Visiting Assistant Professor of Writing and Writing Fellow, Haverford College (2017-present)

Instructorship in Expository Writing, Johns Hopkins University (2016-2017)

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

“‘A Plea for the Lancet’: Bloodletting, Therapeutic Epistemology, and Professional Identity in Late Nineteenth-Century American Medicine.” Social History of Medicine 29, no. 4 (2016): 781–801. doi:10.1093/shm/hkw026.

Reviews

Review of Smell Detectives: An Olfactory History of Nineteenth-Century Urban America, by Melanie A. KiechleJournal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences, 2018. doi:10.1093/jhmas/jry017.

“The Hunterian Museum at the Royal College of Surgeons, London, England.” Medical History 58, no. 1 (2014): 142–143.

Other Publications

“Locating Convalescence in Victorian England.” REMEDIA (2014): http://remedianetwork.net/2014/11/07/locating-convalescence-in-victorian-england/.

Selected Conference Presentations

“‘The English Riviera for the Convalescent Workers’: Constructing Landscapes of Convalescence in Late Victorian England.” North American Conference on British Studies, Providence, RI, October 2018.

“‘Every Reasonable Prospect’ of ‘Ultimate Recovery’: Defining Convalescence in Late Victorian England.” Society for the Social History of Medicine, Liverpool, UK, July 2018.

“Between Sickness and Health: Bounding Convalescence in Late Victorian England.” American Association for the History of Medicine, Nashville, May 2017.

“The Figure of the Convalescent in Late Nineteenth-Century Medicine and Philanthropy.” Mid-Atlantic Conference on British Studies, College Park, MD, April 2017.

“Between Hospital and Home: Cultivating Domesticity in Victorian Convalescent Institutions.” Society for the Social History of Medicine, Canterbury, UK, July 2016.

“‘So delightful a temporary home’: The Material Culture of Domesticity in English Convalescent Homes.” American Association for the History of Medicine, Minneapolis, April 2016.

“Geographies of Convalescence in Late Victorian England.” International Conference of Historical Geographers, London, July 2015.

“Convalescent Cookery in Late Victorian England.” Oxford Symposium on Food and Cookery, Oxford, UK, July 2015.

“‘Careful Consideration’ and ‘Due Discrimination’: Bloodletting, Individuality, and Scientific Medicine in Late Nineteenth-Century Britain and America.” History of Science Society, Boston, November 2013.

“‘A Plea for the Lancet’: Bloodletting and Scientific Medicine in Late Nineteenth-Century America.” American Association for the History of Medicine, Atlanta, May 2013.

 

 

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