History of Medicine

Frank Blibo

Frank Blibo

Research Interests: The history of medicine and diseases especially pathologies of progress such as cancer (especially cancer without oncology) and cardiovascular diseases in West African history; the history of open-heart surgery and other cardiac procedures in East, West, and South Africa; and the ethical and cultural issues raised by progress made in science and medicine in African history.

Kiran Kumbhar

Kiran Kumbhar

Research Interests: The history and evolution of the medical profession in India after it became an independent nation (1947), with a special focus on social, cultural and political aspects of the patient-doctor relationship; Medical education reform; History of public health; Portrayals of health professionals and health centers in Indian cinema

Eli  Nelson

Eli Nelson

Research Interests: Native science; indigeneity and science; science and nation building; intellectual decolonization movements; New Deal sciences; traditional ecological knowledge, history of anthropology and archeology; environmental history; postcolonial, feminist and queer theory; Haudenosaunee (Six Nations) history; postcolonial  material history and museum studies