Thursday, October 28, 2021 4:30 PM
Merten Hall (formerly University Hall), #1204
Dr Hausman is Professor and Chair in the Department of Humanities at Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey.
She specializes in medical controversies in the public sphere and her research areas include medical technology and ideas about gender, breastfeeding and infant feeding debates, HIV transmission through breastfeeding, and vaccination controversies. Her scholarly articles have been widely published in journals such as Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine, Journal of Medical Humanities, New Literary History, Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics, and others. Her books include Anti/Vax: Reframing the Vaccination Controversy; Viral Mothers: Breast feeding in the Age of HIV/AIDS; Mothers Milk: Breastfeeding Controversies in American Culture; Changing Sex: Transsexualism, Technology, and the Idea of Gender.