We are delighted to announce that Professor Jane Desmond (University of Illinois) has been awarded a Visiting Fellow grant from the British Academy. Then aim of this Award is to enable academics to be based at a UK University, and to develop collaborative projects.
Professor Desmond will spend the Autumn semester at the University of Nottingham, UK, working with Professor Pru Hobson-West, Dr Alistair Anderson, and Professor Kate Millar.
The aim of the collaboration is to strengthen our partnership on the topic of veterinary social science and humanities. Plans for the visit include interdisciplinary workshops, and the production of new analysis comparing the current state of interdisciplinary veterinary humanities in the UK and US.
Jane Desmond is a Professor in Anthropology and Gender and Women's Studies, and Co-founder and current Director of the International Forum for U.S. Studies, a center for the Transnational Study of the United States. She also holds appointments in the Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory, the Center for Global Studies, and in the College of Veterinary Medicine. From September 2023, Jane will also become a Fellow in Bioethics at Harvard Medical School.
Pru Hobson-West is Professor of Science, Medicine and Society in the School of Sociology and Social Policy, and an Honorary Professor in the School of Veterinary Medicine and Science. She is also Director of Institute for Science and Society at the University of Nottingham.
Alistair Anderson is Research Fellow in the School of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Nottingham.
Kate Millar is Professor of Applied Bioethics in the School of Biosciences and an Honorary Professor in the School of Veterinary Medicine and Science. Kate is also Director of the Centre for Applied Bioethics, at the University of Nottingham.
For more details, please contact Professor Jane Desmond email@example.com
Posted on Friday 16th June 2023