About

Lindsey Grubbs is a  doctoral candidate in English and Dean’s Teaching Fellow in English at Emory University, where she is also obtaining a certificate in bioethics. Grounded in feminist disability studies and the health humanities, her research and teaching focus on the cultural history of medicine in America from the eighteenth century, the rhetoric of health & science, and bioethics, with a particular interest in psychiatry and neurology.

Her scholarship has been published in Literature & MedicineAmerican Journal of Bioethics: Neuroscience, and the Routledge Handbook of Neuroethics. Archival research for her dissertation, which interrogates the role of literature in the development of psychiatric diagnoses in nineteenth-century America, A has been funded by grants from the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, The Library Company, and the Drexel University College of Medicine Legacy Center. 

She can be reached at lindsey.grubbs@gmail.com.