Ziv Eisenberg PhD

Lecturer in the History of Medicine

Biographical Info

Ziv Eisenberg received his PhD in History (History of Science & Medicine) from Yale University. His research program examines the complex interplay between medical and popular perceptions of the human body and their impact on family dynamics in modern America. Broad research and teaching interests include the history of the body, health, medicine, power, and knowledge; women, gender, and sexuality; media; and families.


Education & Training

Ph.D.
Yale University (2013)

Honors & Recognition

  • Edwin W. Small Prize for outstanding dissertation in American history
    Yale University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (2013)
  • Gene Wise-Warren Susman Prize for the best paper presented by a graduate student at the annual conference
    American Studies Association (2009)
  • Mary Kelley Prize for the best paper presented by a graduate student or non-tenure track scholar at the annual conference
    New England American Studies Association (2008)
  • National Science Foundation Travel Grant
    National Science Foundation, United States Government (2006)
  • John F. Enders Research Summer Fellowship
    Yale University (2010)

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