Lindsey Grubbs is a  doctoral candidate and Woodruff fellow in English at Emory University, where she is also obtaining a certificate in bioethics. 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 work is published in Literature & MedicineAmerican Journal of Bioethics: Neuroscience, and the Routledge Handbook of Neuroethics. 

Her dissertation interrogates the role of literature in the development of taxonomies of moral disorder in nineteenth-century America. Archival research for the project 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.