Translational Humanities for Public Health: An Introduction

In today’s post, I want to chronicle the experiences of a project led by Rice University’s Medical Futures Lab, and which I have been lucky to work on since the fall of 2020. It’s called the Translational Humanities for Public Health (THPH) project. I believe it mirrors the ambitions and methods of Synapsis in certain…

Griswold and Its Discontents: A Provocation

In June 2022, the US Supreme Court reversed a half century of judicial precedent in ruling that there is no longer constitutional right to an abortion in this country. In the weeks after a draft opinion of Dobbs leaked, activist and scholarly discourse on the Left quickly turned to the next decisions likely imperiled by…