Critical Pedagogies of Health and Society

Sabine Baier

by pendari • October 26, 2017

Sabine Baier earned her PhD in philosophy of science from the Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETH Zurich) at the chair for philosophy. Her dissertation “Feuerphilosophen – Alchemie und das Streben nach dem Neuen” (“Philosophers of Fire. Alchemy and the Strive for the New”, published 2015) reflects from a philosophical perspective on the nature […]


Heidi Morefield

by pendari • October 26, 2017

Heidi’s dissertation, “Developing to Scale: Appropriate Technology and the Making of Global Health,” brings together the histories of technology, medicine, public health, and capitalism to explore the appropriate technology movement in transnational American foreign aid and its impacts in southern Africa. She holds a BA in International Development from McGill University and an MSc in […]


Robert Wiley

by pendari • October 26, 2017

Bob Wiley is interested in what processes and knowledge are essential to becoming an ‘expert’ in a particular domain, how is new knowledge represented in the mind/brain, and how does it interact with pre-existing knowledge.  To approach these questions, Bob uses both behavioral and neuroimaging research methods in conjunction with statistical models. Bob comes from a background […]


Jeremy Greene, Director

by pendari • October 13, 2017

Jeremy A. Greene, MD, PhD, is a Professor of Medicine and the History of Medicine and holds the Elizabeth A. Treide and A. McGehee Harvey Chair in the History of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine; his most recent book, Generic: The Unbranding of Modern Medicines, was published by Johns Hopkins University Press. Greene’s first […]