2018 Visiting Fellows
Professor Klaus Hoeyer (University of Copenhagen)
Klaus Hoeyer is Professor of Medical Science and Technology Studies in Department of Public Health and Centre for Medical Science and Technology Studies. Klaus is currently principal investigator on ‘intensified data sourcing in healthcare’ funded by the European Research Councils (ERC). The aim is to understand better the drivers for, and implications of, data intensification and to develop insights into the data politics unfolding in relation to information about health. While at Monash, he will discuss the issue of data intensification with esteemed local colleagues along with exploring options for additional future collaborations.
Professor Marcia Inhorn, William K. Lanman, Jr. Professor of Anthropology and International Affairs (Yale University)
Marcia Inhorn is is a world-leading expert in the anthropology of assisted reproduction. During her visit with the Health and Biofutures Focus Programme, Professor Inhorn will work on a manuscript concerning ova donation in the Middle East and present at a workshop to be organised by Professor Whittaker and A/Professor Catherine Mills on ‘Reproductive Futures.’
Dr Shona Hilton (Glasgow University)
Dr Shona Hilton is Deputy Director of the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Science Unit, University of Glasgow, UK and co-leads a public health policy programme. She is a Social Scientist and her research focuses on macro level determinants on health such as mass media, political and corporate influences that shape global public policy debates.
Fanny Edenroth-Cato (University of Stockholm)
Fanny Edenroth-Cato is a doctoral student from Stockholm University. Her thesis investigates notions of sensitivity, vulnerability and the highly sensitive person (HSP) are constructed and negotiated in online interaction and how the category is launched and distributed in a Swedish context.
Professor Bronwen Lichtenstein (The University of Alabama)
Bronwen Lichtenstein is Professor of Sociology in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice. Her published articles and funded research projects are on stigma, STDS, HIV/AIDS, illicit drug use, health disparities, and the social dimensions of home foreclosure in the United States.
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