Julia Knopes, PhD (cand.), MA

Julia Knopes, PhD (cand.), MA, in anthropology at Case Western Reserve University, and the program coordinator of Medicine, Society & Culture in the CWRU Department of Bioethics. She is also an Adjunct Instructor of Bioethics at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Julia is the founder and current administrative chair of the CWRU Graduate Society of Medical Humanities, a graduate and professional student organization centered on scholarship in the medical humanities and medical social sciences. She holds an M.A. in Humanities from the University of Chicago and a B.A. in English from Washington and Jefferson College. Julia’s ethnographic dissertation explores American medical students’ experiences of knowing, not knowing, and knowing “enough.” Her work draws widely from the medical humanities, social medicine, and Science and Technology Studies (STS.)

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