Visiting Speakers

Benjamin Reiss

Emory University

Benjamin Reiss (Ph.D. UC Berkeley, 1997) specializes in 19th-century American literature and culture, with strong interests in the history of medicine, race, disability, and popular culture.

Sarah Rivett

Assistant Professor of English
Princeton University

Sarah Rivett specializes in early American and transatlantic literature and culture.

Cherie Rosemond

Co-Director: The Hubbard Program

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Cherie Rosemond’s research interests are related to the long term care experiences of older adults.

Ellen Ross

Professor of Women's Studies
Ramapo College

Ellen Ross is professor of history and women's studies at Ramapo College where her research has focused on the contributions of women in late-nineteenth and early-twentieth-century Britain.

Barbara Sattler

Assistant Professor
Yale University

Barbara Sattler's primary area of focus is metaphysics and natural philosophy in the ancient Greek world, especially with the Pre-socratics, Plato and Aristotle. At the moment she is about to finish a book on how nature came to be established as a proper object of scientific endeavour in ancient Greece (Natural Philosophy in Ancient Greece).

Barry Saunders

Associate Professor, Social Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

In Social Medicine Barry Saunders works from two kinds of training—in medical doctoring (general internal medicine) and in a set of humanities disciplines. He is a cultural anthropologist of contemporary biomedicine and teaching hospitals—using approaches from philosophy, anthropology, history, and literary criticism.

Jonathan Schell is the 2005 Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Yale Center for the Study of Globalization. He began his career at The New Yorker magazine, where he was a staff writer from 1967 until 1987.

David Serlin

Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Communication
University of California, San Diego

David Serlin is an Associate Professor of Communication and Science Studies, and affiliated faculty in Critical Gender Studies, at the University of California at San Diego.