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Professor Katariina Parhi, PhD, Tampere University, Finland, will give a guest lecture, titled, “Tracing the History of Epidemiology from Local Interests to International Arenas.”

Katariina Parhi is a postdoctoral research fellow at Tampere University, Finland and is currently a visiting postdoctoral researcher in the Department of the History of Science at Harvard University. She has researched widely on the history of epidemiology, the history of psychiatry, and the history of criminology. Katariina has published numerous articles, written the books Sopeutumattomat: Psykopatian historia Suomessa [Misfits: A History of Psychopathy in Finland] (Siltala, 2019) as well as Saadaan vähän kamaa: Suomen ensimmäinen huumeaalto ja hoidon pioneerit [Let’s Get Some Stuff: Finland’s First Drug Wave and Treatment Pioneers] (Gaudeamus, 2023), and is one of the editors of Historical Explorations of Modern Epidemiology: Patterns, Populations and Pathologies (Palgrave Macmillan, 2023). Her talk is based on a research project that focused on the history of birth cohort studies.

Additional sponsors are:

Sponsored by the Track in the History of Science, Medicine, and Technology.

Sponsored by:
History; Global Health Minor Program; Anthropology

Contact Organizer

Mayer, Judy
(802) 443-5124