Assistant Professor in the History of Medicine and of History
Departments & Organizations
History of biology, medicine, and anthropology since 1945; scientific expeditions, biomedical ethics, human subjects research, collections, and laboratories; history of global health; biomedical technology.
- B.S., Cornell University, 2002
- M.S., Cornell University, 2004
- M.S., University of Pennsylvania, 2007
- Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 2012
- Joanna Radin. “Latent Life: Concepts and Practices of Tissue Preservation in the International Biological Program.” Forthcoming (2013) in Social Studies of Science as part of special issue, “Indigenous Body Parts, Mutating Temporalities, and the Half-Lives of Postcolonial Technoscience,” co-edited with Emma Kowal and Amy Hinterberger.
- “Studying Mandela’s children: human biology in post-Apartheid South Africa” An interview with Noel Cameron, by Joanna Radin. (2012) For special issue, “The Biological Anthropology of Living Human Populations: World Histories, National Styles and International Networks” Current Anthropology, 53 (S5).
- Sarah Kaplan & Joanna Radin. (2011) “Bounding an Emerging Technology: Deconstructing the Drexler-Smalley Debate about Nanotechnology.” Social Studies of Science. 41(4) 457–485. (authors listed alphabetically).